Iqbal Akhtar, Assistant Professor
Office: DM 359B
Areas of Specialization: Advanced Interpretation of the Quran, Voice of the Prophet, Islamic Faith and Society, Women in Islam, and Islamic Mysticism (Sufism).
Daniel Alvarez, Interim Program Director
Office: DM 304A
Areas of Specialization: Protestant Theology, Reformation, Evangelicalism, World Religions
Whitney Bauman, Assistant Professor
Office: DM 301A
Areas of Specialization: Religion and its Relationship with Science
Ferial Maya Boutaghou, Assistant Professor
Office: DM 210
Phone: (305) 348-1201
Areas of Specialization: Arabic Literature, Women and Islam, Muslim Diaspora
Cyra Choudhury, Professor
Phone: (305) 348-1153
Areas of Specialization: Postcolonial Theory, Critical Theory, International Law, and Law in Islamic Societies
Shlomi Dinar, Associate Dean, Green School of Intl. and Public Affairs
Office: SIPA 526
Phone: (305) 348-6958
Areas of Specialization: International Environmental Politics, Non-traditional Security Studies, Conflict Resolution and International Negotiation.
Caroline Faria, Assistant Professor
Office: SIPA 308
Phone: (305) 348-7555
Areas of Specialization: Feminist Political Geography, Gender and Nationalism, Qualitative Methods, Sudan and the Sudanese diaspora.
Joel Heinen, Professor
Office: ECS 345
Phone: (305) 348-3732
Areas of Specialization: Conservation Biology and Policy, Terrestrial Vertebrate Ecology, Environment in Central Asia
Erik Larson, Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: New Testament, Christian Origins, Ancient Judaism, Dead Sea Scrolls, the Middle East, Interfaith Dialogue
Eric Lob, Assistant Professor
Office: SIPA 401
Areas of Specialization: Comparative Politics, International Relations, Middle East and Development Studies with a focus on Iran, Lebanon, and Syria.
Qing Lai, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: SIPA 313
Areas of Specialization: Chinese Muslim society, social demography, social stratification, sociology of development
Assefa Melesse, Associate Professor
Office: ECS 339
Phone: (305) 348-6518
Areas of Specialization: Spatially distributed hydrologic modeling, ecohydrology, surface and groundwater interaction modeling, climate change impact studies, water-energy-carbon fluxes coupling and modeling, remote sensing hydrology, land cover change detection and scaling, Environment, the Middle East, and Africa.
Mohiaddin Mesbahi, Associate Professor
Office: SIPA 435
Phone: (305) 348-1857
Areas of Specialization: Islam and Politics, National Security and Strategic Studies, Soviet/Russian Foreign Policy, International Relations of Central Asia.
Asher Milbauer, Professor
Office: DM 460
Phone: (305) 348-2259
Area of Specialization: 20th Century English and American Literature; Exile Literature; Eastern European Literature; Jewish Literature (both in Yiddish and Hebrew); Literature and Society; Literature of the Holocaust.
Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Associate Professor
Office: BBC, ACI-331
Phone: (305) 348-3653
Tudor Parfitt, Distinguished Professor
Office: DM 369
Areas of Specialization: The periphery of the Jewish world, Judaising movements, Muslim-Jewish Relations, the Jews of the Yemen, Jews of the Muslim world, the Sephardi World, Conversos, Jews in Africa and the Americas.
Terrence Peterson, Assistant Professor
Office: DM 390
Areas of Specialization: North Africa, Islam in Europe
Seema Pissaris, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship
Office: RB 310
Phone: (305) 348-2794
Areas of Specialization: Corporate Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Family Business, Executive Compensation, Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management of Non-Profit Organizations.
Harry Rhea, Assistant Professor
Office: VH 242
Phone: (305) 348-4892
Areas of Specialization: International Criminal Justice, Comparative Criminal Justice, International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law.
Reza Sanati, Ph.D candidate
Areas of Specialization: Energy Security, Iranian Foreign Policy, Political Islam, U.S. Middle Eastern Foreign Policy.
Benjamin Smith, Assistant Professor
Office: SIPA 305
Phone: (305) 348-2074
Areas of Specialization: Landscape, Cultural Economy, Middle East, Urban Geography.
Oren Stier, Professor
Areas of Specialization: Judaic Studies, Religion and Culture