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DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER:
Professor Helga Tawil-Souri
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER:
Professor Greta Scharnweber
DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDIES:
Assistant Professor Joanne Nucho
Master of Arts Program in Near Eastern Studies
The program has three elements: (1) a coherent sequence of courses on the region, totaling 40 points; (2) a demonstrated ability in one modern language of the area; and (3) a master’s thesis or report written under the supervision of an adviser. The program includes an optional internship course. The degree can be completed in two years (four semesters) of full-time study; students may also, with the approval of the Director of Graduate Studies, study part-time.
Joint Degree Master of Arts in Journalism and Near Eastern Studies
The joint degree program gives students professional training for careers as newspaper, magazine, or broadcast journalists, combined with study of the politics, history, and cultures of the Middle East. Please refer to the Journalism section of this bulletin for requirements.