George Bisharat

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bisharat@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4721 / Office 603F-200

Criminal Procedure Islamic Law Law and Social Anthropology Criminal Practice Law in Middle East Societies

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education

Jodi Magness, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies. Adjunct Appointment, Department of Classics. Faculty member, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Curriculum in Archaeology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Magness' research interests include Jerusalem, Qumran & the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, Masada and the Roman Army in the East.

Jerusalem Judaism Ancient Pottery Archaeology of Ancient Palestine Ancient Synagogues

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, DLitt

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Humanities scholar, award-winning filmmaker and best-selling National Geographic author

Music Theory Comparative Religious Studies Disruptive Technology Organizational Innovation Academic Writing

G. Michael Stathis

Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in political science, international relations, and media portrayal of Islamic religion

Theories of International Relations Islamic State Fourth Gulf War International Conflict American Government

Eric Redmond

Documentarian + Engineer · Basho

Big Data Expert

Databases Big Data Riak

Najwa al-Qattan

Emeritus Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

The Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Muslim Court Jews and Christians under Islam The First World War

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East Peace Process Political Protests

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich specializes in German-Jewish literature and Holocaust Studies.

German Literature German-Jewish History Jewish Literature Holocaust Studies German Language

Russell Lucas

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in U.S.-Middle East relations and politics of the Arab world

Democratization Saudi Arabia Public Opinion Middle East Politics Foreign Policy

Landon Frim, Ph.D.

Expert in philosophy of politics, religion and ethics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Landon Frim studies Enlightenment philosophy, Judaism, political toleration of minorities and religious freedom.

Antisemitism Catholicism Islam Middle East Philosophy

Ranjit Singh

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Singh has served as an accredited international observer to elections in South Africa, Namibia, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

International Relations Policy Analysis The Middle East Palestine Bahrain

Jacek Lubecki

Associate Professor, Political Science and International Studies · Georgia Southern University

Jacek Lubecki is an expert in Polish and European military history.

Global Political Economy Counter-Insurgency Middle East Polish Politics and History East-Central Europe

Kholoud Al-Qubbaj

Associate Professor of Humanities · Southern Utah University

Specializing in diversity and inclusion in higher education, transnationalism, and middle eastern studies

Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education English as A Second Language Diversity and Inclusion in Utah Global Diversity Social Justice

Gil P. Klein

Associate Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Rabbinic Judaism Architectural History Talmud and Midrash Sacred Space Roman Cities

Mr. Craig Mokhiber

Chief, Development & Economic & Social Issues Branch (DESIB) · Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR)

Craig Mokhiber is a human rights defender, activist, international lawyer, and specialist in human rights law, policy and methodology.

Addressing Inequalities International Development Humanitarian Affairs United Nations Social Issues

Rebel Cole, Ph.D.

Lynn Eminent Scholar Endowed Professor of Finance · Florida Atlantic University

Rebel Cole is an expert in commercial banking, corporate governance, financial institutions, real estate and small-business finance.

Small Business Finance Financial Institutions Commercial Banking Corporate Governance Real Estate

Adam W. McKinney

Assistant Professor of Dance · Texas Christian University

Adam McKinney is an expert in dance and trauma studies, as well as artistic practice dealing with issues of race, identity and history.

Artistic Practice and Identity Dance and Trauma Studies Dance and Cultural Studies Dance in Community Settings Artistic Practice and Race

Richard A. Boswell

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: boswellr@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4633 / Office 350-200

Statutory Interpretation Immigration Law Immigrants' Rights Clinic Refugee Law & Policy