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Abdel Razzaq Takriti, Ph.D.

Abdel Razzaq Takriti
Founding Director of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Center for Arab Studies
Inaugural holder of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair in Modern Arab History
Associate Professor, Department of History
artakriti@uh.edu

 

Hosam Aboul-Ela, Ph.D.

Hosam Aboul-Ela
Inaugural holder of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Burhan and Misako Ajouz Professorship in Arab Studies at the University of Houston

Professor, Department of English  
haboul-ela@uh.edu

 

Cihan Yüksel, Ph.D.

Cihan Yüksel
Associate Professor of Ottoman History
Department of History
ecyuksel@uh.edu

 

Affiliated Faculty

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Hadeel Assali
hassali@central.uh.edu

 

Hayan Charara, Ph.D.

Hayan Charara
Poet, children’s book author, essayist, and editor
Assistant Professor, The Honors College
hcharara@uh.edu

 

David McNally, Ph.D.

David McNally
Cullen Distinguished Professor of History & Business
Department of History
djmcnally@uh.edu

 

Emran

Emran El-Badawi
Program Director and Associate Professor, Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
eelbadaw@uh.edu

 

Fares

Michael Fares
Instructional Assistant Professor of Arabic, Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
mjfares@central.uh.edu

 

Dina

Dina Alsowayel
Associate Director of the Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
dalsoway@central.uh.edu

 

Senior Fellows

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Ussama Makdisi
Professor of History, AAEF Chair of Arab Studies
Rice University
makdisi@rice.edu