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Scholars

Anne Marie Baylouny

Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School
Middle East, Refugees, Islam, Social Welfare

Patricia Blessing

Visiting Assistant Professor of Medieval Mediterranean Art History, Pomona College
Islamic art and architecture, medieval art history and archaeology, Turkey, Anatolia, cross-cultural exchange

John Dunlop

Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Russia and Islam

Ala Ebtekar

Visiting Artist, Institute for Diversity in the Arts
Contemporary Islamic Art and Visual Culture, Epics, Paintings, Public Art, Urban Space, Iran

Donald Emmerson

Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
History, politics, economics of Southeast Asia

Rachel Gillum

Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation
Muslim-Americans, integration, immigration, government relations, discrimination

Shimaa Hatab

Fulbright Visiting Scholar
political economy, Comparative politics, Middle East, Latin America

Samuel Helfont

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey
Middle East, Iraq, Iraq Wars
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Burcak Keskin-Kozat

Associate Director of University Corporate & Foundation Relations
religion, nationalism, gender, modernization, Turkey, Cold War

Gail Lapidus

Senior Fellow, Emerita, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Ethnic conflict in the former Soviet Union, the Russian-Chechen war, Soviet society, politics and foreign policy
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Sarah Lyons-Padilla

Research Scientist, Stanford SPARQ (Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions)
psychology, acculturation, discrimination, radicalization

Abbas Milani

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Director of the Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies
Islam and the West

Alaina Morgan

Religious Studies
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Islam in the Americas, History of Modern Islam, African Diasporic Religion

Halil Ibrahim Yenigun

Political Science
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Comparative Political Theory, Contemporary Muslim Political Thought, Islam and Democracy, Islamist Movements