Sami Alkyam
Assistant Professor of Arabic and Interim Chair of International Studies
Modern Arabic literature and cultural studies; film and television studies; gender and sexuality studies; trauma and war novel; Arabic dictator novels; postcolonial and literary translation theory
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Reem Hilal
Associate Professor of Arabic
Contemporary Arabic Literature; Arab American literature; identity; diasporic Muslim and Arab communities
Office: (814) 332-3310
Ruter 105, Box 30
Shanna Kirschner
Associate Professor
Middle Eastern politics, especially in the Levant, ethnic conflict, and civil war; international organizations, human rights, and democratization
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Adrienne Krone
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Director of Jewish Life
Jewish Studies; American Religious History; Religion and Culture; Religion and Food; Religion and Ecology; Religion and Animals
Office: (814) 332-2879
Oddfellows 118, Box 8
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Shannan Mattiace
Associate Professor
Criminal violence in Mexico; ethnic politics and social movements in Mexico and Latin America; immigration to the U.S.; U.S.-Mexico border issues
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Brian JK Miller
Assistant Professor
Modern Turkey; Modern Germany; Middle East and North African Studies; Migration & Diaspora Studies; Transnational & Globalization Studies
Office: (814) 332-4302
Arter Hall 202B
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Stephen Onyeiwu
Andrew Wells Robertson Professor of Economics
Management of innovation and technology; managerial economics; economic development (with a focus on Africa and the Middle East); globalization and international political economy
Office: (814) 332-3338
Quigley Hall 206