Michael Shin ’18 (WWS), a candidate for a certificate in Near Eastern Studies, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar.
Sixth-year Ph.D. student Cole Bunzel has been awarded the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship for the Humanities. Princeton University's top honor for graduate students, the Jacobus Fellowships are awarded to one Ph.D.
Eve Krakowski’s new book, Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture, has been published by Princeton University Press.
Professor Bernard Haykel has agreed to serve as the Director of the Program in Near Eastern Studies beginning July 1, 2017. Haykel succeeds Associate Professor Cyrus Schayegh in this position. Haykel's research is concerned with the political and social tensions that arise from questions about religious identity and authority.
Near Eastern Studies held its 2017 Class Day Reception in 1915 Hall on June 5. At the reception the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners.
Graduating seniors Alice Catanzaro ’17 and Preston Lim ’17 have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. “The Phi Beta Kappa Society, founded in 1776 and the oldest of all national honorary scholastic societies, has a chapter at Princeton. Election to this chapter is based on scholastic standing and is open to candidates for the A.B. and B.S.E. degrees...
Third-year Ph.D. student Dana Lee has been awarded the Laurance S. Rockefeller Graduate Prize Fellowship by the University Center for Human Values. “The Laurance S.