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Mailing address:

Middle East and North African Studies Program
Center for International and Area Studies
2010 Sheridan Road
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208

Rebecca Johnson, Associate Professor of English and the Alice Kaplan Institute of the Humanities

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Henri Lauziére, Associate Professor, Department of History 


The MENA Program is supported by the staff at the Weinberg College Center for International and Area Studies

Senior Associate Director, WCCIAS
Bianca R. Jimenez

Assistant Director for Communications and Programming, WCCIAS
Danny Postel

Undergraduate and Graduate Coordinator, WCCIAS
Linda Remaker

Coordinator for Faculty Research Groups and Programming, WCCIAS
Cindy Pingry 

For information about studying Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish, please visit the MENA Languages Program and contact its director or specific faculty members.

For general MENA inquiries, please e-mail

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