Core Faculty

Core Faculty

Michael Cook

  • Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies
  • Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 609-258-5360
Office: 101A Jones Hall

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

  • Professor of Near Eastern Studies
  • Director, Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies
Phone: 609-258-4385
Office: 112 Jones Hall

Jonathan Gribetz

  • Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies
  • Jonathan Dickinson Bicentennial Preceptor
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies
Phone: 609-258-7298
Office: 116 Jones Hall

M. Şükrü Hanioğlu

  • Professor of Near Eastern Studies
  • Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs
Phone: 609-258-5361
Office: 103 Jones Hall

Lara Harb

  • Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies
  • On leave 2019–20
Phone: 609-258-6722
Office: 114B Jones Hall

Bernard Haykel

  • Professor of Near Eastern Studies
  • Director, Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East
  • On leave 2019–20
Phone: 609-258-2176
Office: 107 Jones Hall

Eve Krakowski

  • Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies;
  • Christian Gauss Fund University Preceptor
  • On leave 2019–20
Phone: 609-258-7252
Office: 216 Frist Campus Center

Satyel Larson

  • Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies
Phone: 609-258-3609
Office: 115 Jones Hall

Hossein Modarressi

  • Bayard Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies
  • On leave 2019–20
Phone: 609-258-4268
Office: 114A Jones Hall

M'hamed Oualdi

  • Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History
  • On leave 2019–20
Phone: 609-258-8521
Office: 108 Jones Hall

Michael A. Reynolds

  • Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies
Phone: 609-258-0256
Office: 105 Jones Hall

Marina Rustow

  • Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East
  • Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History
  • Director of the Program in Near Easterrn Studies; Director of the Geniza Lab
Phone: 609-258-8240
Office: 106 Jones Hall

Daniel Sheffield

  • Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies
Phone: 609-258-1448
Office: 301 Jones Hall

Max Weiss

  • Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies
Phone: 609-258-0725
Office: 301 Dickinson Hall

Muhammad Qasim Zaman

  • Robert H. Niehaus '77 Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion
  • Chair, Department of Near Eastern Studies
Phone: 609-258-2011
Office: 104 Jones Hall