Dwight Reynolds, Ph.D.
Acting Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Arabic Language & Literature in the Department of Religious Studies, UCSB
Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky, Ph.D.
Vice-Director of the Center for Middle East and Assistant Professor of Global Studies, UCSB
Shiva Balaghi, Ph.D.
Dr. Shiva Balaghi is Academic Coordinator of the Area Global Initiative, CMES, EAC, and LAIS at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
A third year Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature, Richard is an Editorial Intern at CMES.
A fourth year undergraduate student majoring in Middle East Studies and Sociology, Leila is a Digital Programming Assistant at CMES.