Professor Joseph Sassoon provides historical background on the Hussein regime in the new PBS documentary “The Dictator”s Playbook: Saddam Hussein.”
Jill Ricotta graduated from CCAS in 2016 with an M.A. in Arab Studies. She currently works as a Regional Security Advisor for the Middle East/Central Asia region at the International Monetary Fund at their DC headquarters.
Professor Daniel Neep, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, writes for The Independent about the wide-ranging human impact of the shutdown.
Featuring artist interviews and profiles of MAAS alums and CCAS faculty whose work touches on arts & the Arab world—from prison literature to quilts inspired by Islamic design to award-winning filmmakers!
CCAS is calling for papers that touch on food and foodways in the modern Levant for “Making Levantine Cuisine: A Critical Food Studies Symposium.” Proposals due January 20.
Craig Browne currently works for the United Nations World Food Programme in Libya, where he coordinates food assistance for refugees in the country.
CCAS is proud to announce that two MAAS students have been selected as finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program! Alf Mabrouk to Maxwell Scurlock and Caroline Manela!
Charles Kiamie is the Acting Director of USAID’s Office of Local Sustainability, which focuses on deepening the agency’s partnerships with local and US-based development actors.
In a recent letter to the Texas State Board of Education, CCAS calls for changes to the proposed state-wide social studies curriculum on the MENA.
Afaf Al-Khoshman (MAAS ’16) writes for Al-Fanar Media about the teaching of philosophy in Jordanian schools and universities.
Please join us on October 23 at 6:30 pm to learn more about the M.A. in Arab Studies program within Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and to speak with our faculty and current students.
In this article for the European Council on Foreign Relations, Chloe Teevan (MAAS ’16) argues that EU migration policy is increasingly legitimizing regimes with human rights abuses while helping to prop up a failing socioeconomic order in North African countries.