Middle Eastern Studies


Middle Eastern Studies faculty hold appointments in several different departments. Contact information is listed with each professor. Click on a propfessor's name to be taken to their profile page.

Name Phone (216) Email Research Interests
Stephen C. Cory
Department of History
Associate Professor
216.687.6883 Early Modern Islamic World; Islamic Religion; Modern Middle East; Medieval Europe
Ahmad Hamo
Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Assistant College Lecturer
216.523.7316 Arabic Language and Culture, Arabic Continuing Education
Abed el-Rahman Tayyara
Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Associate Professor
216.687.5138 History of Islam and the Middle East, Islamic Historiography, Classical Arabic Literature, the Transmission of Knowledge from Greek Culture to the Islam, Semitic Languages, and Byzantine History.
Neda A. Zawahri
Department of Political Science
Associate Professor
216.687.4544 Conflict and Cooperation between Adversaries, International Institutions, Environmental Security, the Political Economy of Developing Nations, Middle East Politics, and South Asian Politics with focus on India and Pakistan.