Jamie Schillinger
Director of Middle East Studies

Associate Professor of Religion, B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Litt., St. Andrews; A.M., Ph.D., Chicago Divinity

Ibtesam Al Atiyat

Ibtesam Al Atiyat
Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A. - University of Jordan M.A. - University of Jordan Ph.D. - Freie Universitaet, Berlin, Germany


Wendy Allen
Overby Professor of French

B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana University. 17th-century French literature, contemporary France, second-language acquisition, pedagogy


Mara Benjamin
Associate Professor of Religion

B.A., Hampshire College; M.A., Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies; Ph.D., Stanford University


Abdulai Iddrisu
Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2009. Area of expertise: African History.


Robert McClure, Ed.D.
Associate Professor

B.S. (Social Science/Geography), Western Oregon State College; M.A (Geography) and Ed.D (Geographic Education), Oklahoma State University


Linda Mokdad
Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies, Core Faculty

B.A., Film and Video Studies, English Literature, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa


J. Patrick Dale
Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., M.A., University of Essex, England; B.A., University of Keele, England. Comparative Politics, Russian/Eurasian Politics, European Politics.

Maria Vendetti

Maria Vendetti
Assistant Professor of French

20th- and 21st-century French and Francophone literature

Deb Clark
Academic Admin Assist

M-F 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm