Professor Arash Khazeni, coordinator
Steering Committee: Nucho, Blessing
Lisa Maldonado, academic coordinator
Middle Eastern Studies (West Asian Studies) is an interdisciplinary liberal arts major and minor offered by the Asian Studies Program that allows students to develop a broad knowledge of the societies, languages, cultures and histories of the Middle East and their connections to the wider world. Courses draw on the expertise from faculty of various departments, including anthropology, art history, dance, history, literature, music, politics and religious studies. Students studying Middle Eastern Studies are free to study a wide variety of subjects in their courses and are encouraged to develop depth in one field and complementary skills in another field. In addition to serving as a focus of a broad liberal arts education, the major and minor in Middle Eastern Studies equip students to take up careers in international affairs, public policy, law, economics, journalism, scholarship and the arts.
The Middle Eastern Studies major and minor are offered by the Asian Studies Program .
|1On leave fall 2019
||2On leave spring 2020
||3On leave 2019-20
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