Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies


MUHSIN JASSIM AL-MUSAWI

Professor
ma2188@columbia.edu

Arabic literature, the 1001 Nights

 

GIL ANIDJAR

Professor
ga152@columbia.edu

Arabic literature, the 1001 Nights

 

HAMID DABASHI

Hagop Kevorkian Professor of
Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature
hd14@columbia.edu

Iranian and Islamic Studies, comparative literature, world cinema

 

MAMADOU DIOUF

Leitner Professor of African Studies, Chair MESAAS
md2573@columbia.edu

Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, history, society, Islam

 

WAEL HALLAQ

Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities
wh2223@columbia.edu

Islamic law and intellectual history

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GIL HOCHBERG

Ransford Professor of Hebrew and Visual Studies,
Comparative Literature, & Middle East Studies
gh2472@columbia.edu

Hebrew Literature

 

RASHID KHALIDI

Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies
History & MESAAS
rik2101@columbia.edu

Palestine, history, identity, politics

 

MANA KIA

Associate Professor
mk3586@columbia.edu

indo-Persian literary culture and social history

 

MAHMOOD MAMDANI

Herbert Lehman Professor of Government, MESAAS,
International Affairs, and Anthropology
mm1124@columbia.edu

African history and politics

 

JOSEPH MASSAD

Professor
jam25@columbia.edu

Modern Arab history and politics, theories of identity and culture

 

BRINKLEY MESSICK

Director, Middle East Institute; Professor
bmm23@columbia.edu

Anthropology, Islamic law, Yemen

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DAN MIRON

Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Literature
dm20@columbia.edu

Hebrew Literature

 

TIMOTHY MITCHELL

William B. Ransford Professor of Middle Eastern,
South Asian and African Studies
tm2421@columbia.edu

Political theory and history, colonialism, technology, expert knowledge

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GEORGE SALIBA

Professor Emeritus
gas1@columbia.edu

History of Arab and Islamic science

 

SARAH BIN TYEER

Assistant Professor
sb4033@columbia.edu

Qur’an, Arabic literature

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ELAINE VAN DALEN

Assistant Professor of Classical Islamic Studies
ev2423@columbia.edu

Medieval Islamic science and medicine, translation

 

SYED AKBAR ZAIDI

Professor of International and Public Affairs
saz2111@columbia.edu

History and political economy, South Asia, Pakistan