Affiliate Faculty

  • Aminah Al-Deen

    Aminah Al-Deen

    Research Associate Professor

  • Amal Amireh

    Amal Amireh

    Associate Professor

    middle eastern literature; world literature; postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality

  • Veliye Ay

    Veliye Ay

    Center Turkish Lecturer

  • Ahsan Butt

    Ahsan Butt

    Associate Professor

    Ethnicity and nationalism, international security, international relations theory, and South Asia

  • Samuel Collins

    Samuel Collins

    Associate Professor

    Early medieval, religion

  • Robert D. DeCaroli

    Robert D. DeCaroli


    Interactions of early South Asian Buddhism with popular religious practice, the origin of the Buddha image and the social, political, religious factors that led to its codification and spread

  • Leslie Dwyer

    Leslie Dwyer

    Associate Professor

  • Heba F. El-Shazli

    Heba F. El-Shazli

    Associate Professor

    Democratization, Authoritarian Regimes and Transitions, Civil Society and Global Social Movements, Arabic Language and Culture, Islam and Politics, and the Labor Movement in the Middle East

  • Susan Hirsch

    Susan Hirsch


  • Eric McGlinchey

    Eric McGlinchey

    Associate Professor

    Comparative politics, Central Asian regime change, political Islam, effects of information communication technology on state and society