Survey of Institutions: Middle East Studies Association (MESA)

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Middle East Studies in the News
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Supporting Faculty on Israel: Now More Than Ever [incl. Jasbir Puar, Middle East Studies Association] The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) December 16, 2018
What the UAE's Arrest of Matthew Hedges Means for Political Science Research in the Middle East [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Washington Post November 29, 2018
Spy Conviction May Chill U.A.E. Research [incl. Middle East Studies Association, Laurie Brand] Al-Fanar Media November 27, 2018
Life Sentence -- and Then a Pardon -- for a Graduate Student [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed November 26, 2018
Warning of Threats for Researchers in U.A.E. [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed November 16, 2018
An Israeli Agent on Campus [on Jens Hanssen] Quillette November 9, 2018
Objections to SUNY Event With Turkish Partner [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed October 29, 2018
University of Michigan Faces Mounting Criticism Over BDS Controversy [incl. Judith Tucker, Middle East Studies Association] Middle East Eye October 24, 2018
Statements on Professor Who Wouldn't Write Recommendation [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed October 17, 2018
Controversy Over an ISIS Archive [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed September 27, 2018
U.N. Presses Iran to Free Princeton Scholar [on Xiyue Wang, incl. Middle East Studies Association] The New York Times September 10, 2018
Scholars Decry Arrest of Ph.D. Student in Egypt Inside Higher Ed July 9, 2018
Newspaper Pledges to Return ISIS Documents to Iraq [incl. MESA, Judith Tucker, Laurie Brand] Al-Fanar Media June 11, 2018
Bernard Lewis, 'the Imam' [incl. ASMEA, MESA] National Review May 20, 2018
Bernard Lewis, Celebrated Middle East Scholar, Dies at 101 [incl. MESA, ASMEA] The Jerusalem Post May 20, 2018
What Is the Agenda of the UC Irvine Center for Jewish Studies? [incl. Mark LeVine, Middle East Studies Assocation] The Times of Israel (Blogs) March 30, 2018
Students, Academics and Business Travelers Affected by U.S. Travel and Visa Bans [incl. MESA, Beth Baron] Expat Forum February 14, 2018
How A Turf War At Fresno State Turned Into An Anti-Zionist Witch Hunt [incl. Vida Samiian, Middle East Studies Association] Forward February 14, 2018
A Year of Travel Bans [incl. MESA, Beth Baron] Inside Higher Ed February 2, 2018
Advocacy Groups: Federally-Funded Mideast Studies Centers Being Misused for Anti-Israel 'Indoctrination' The Algemeiner January 30, 2018
The Middle East Studies Association Imagines Its Future [incl. Noura Erakat, Judith Butler, Samera Esmeir, Joel Beinin, Shira Robinson, Joshua Schreier] Telos Press December 20, 2017
Erdogan Keeps Alienating Everyone, including Distinguished Foreign Scholars [incl. MESA] Armenian Weekly November 28, 2017
UCLA Professor Receives Award for Work Countering Travel Ban [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Daily Bruin (student newspaper of University of California, Los Angeles) November 28, 2017
Middle East Studies Association Panel Considers Undue Influence of Jewish Campus Institutions Washington Free Beacon November 22, 2017
Middle East Tensions, U.S. Classrooms [on MESA, incl. Joshua Schreier, Shira Robinson] Inside Higher Ed November 21, 2017
Travel Ban Affects UC Irvine Conference [incl. Middle East Studies Association] KPCC (News of Southern California) November 10, 2017
Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) Urges NYU to Bar Technological Research Council of Turkey From Convention NYU Local November 7, 2017
Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) Urges NYU to Bar Technological Research Council of Turkey From Convention NYU Local November 3, 2017
Call to Bar Turkish Scientific Agency From NYU [on MESA] Inside Higher Ed November 3, 2017
Issues for Trump's OCR Nominee: Sexual Assault and… Israel Inside Higher Ed October 30, 2017
Oxford Don Who Advised Government on Religion Denies Raping French Author and Threatens to Sue After She Named Him on Facebook [on Tariq Ramadan] The Daily Mail October 21, 2017
Just How "Afraid" are Muslims at Amherst College? [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] FrontPage Magazine October 17, 2017
Turkey Now Targeting Academic Freedom in Europe [incl. MESA] PJ Media October 9, 2017
CUNY Awards Top Faculty Honors to Proponent of BDS Movement [on Beth Baron] Washington Free Beacon August 24, 2017
CCNY Historian Beth Baron is CUNY Distinguished Professor [incl. MESA] News of City College of New York August 22, 2017
A New Boycott Battle [incl. MESA, David Palumbo-Liu] Inside Higher Ed August 11, 2017
The Hypocrisy of the Middle East Studies Association AEIdeas June 30, 2017
Did Jewish Faculty Pressure Fresno State Not to Hire a Middle Eastern Professor? [incl. Vida Samiian, MESA] The Fresno Bee June 6, 2017
Push to Get More Anti-Israel Activists Into Power at American Anthropology Association [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Legal Insurrection May 26, 2017
Muslim 'Sentiments' Defeated Trump's Temporary Travel Ban [incl. Middle East Studies Association] American Thinker May 26, 2017
The Truth About Academic Jihad: The Curriculum Crusade of Truth Blog May 9, 2017
Scholars: Middle Eastern Studies Association's Vote to Remove Self-Description as 'Non-Political' Indicates It's Preparing to Pass Anti-Israel Boycott Resolution [incl. Rashid Khalidi] The Algemeiner March 29, 2017
Israel's Travel Ban May Prevent Israel Studies Scholars From Entering the Country [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Haaretz March 20, 2017
Israel Bars Boycotters [incl. MESA, Laurie A. Brand, Nadia Abu El-Haj] Inside Higher Ed March 10, 2017
Now, More Than Ever, Scholarly Groups Must Engage in the Political Arena The Chronicle of Higher Education March 6, 2017
Why the Middle East Studies Association Must Remain 'Non-Political' The Chronicle of Higher Education March 6, 2017
Under Historic Challenge, What is the Future of Middle Eastern Studies? [incl. MESA, Nathan Brown] The National (UAE) February 16, 2017
The Unbearable Hypocrisy of MESA Commentary February 8, 2017
History Department Condemns Immigration Ban [incl. Mark LeVine, MESA] The New University (News of University of California, Irvine) February 7, 2017
Eleven Former MESA Presidents Support Current Bylaw Amendment Proposal [incl. John Esposito, Rashid Khalidi, Joel Beinin, Juan Cole] Jadaliyya February 2, 2017
Disruption and Uncertainty Ripple Across a Discipline [Interview with Beth Baron] The Chronicle of Higher Education January 31, 2017
SPME BDS Monitor: Far-Left Groups Support BDS; US Congress Pushes Back [incl. MESA] The Algemeiner December 2, 2016
Expert: Blatant Anti-Israel Slant 'Suicidal' for Reputation, Continuity of Mideast Scholars Association The Algemeiner November 22, 2016
Taking Stands [incl. MESA] Inside Higher Ed November 21, 2016
Middle East Scholars Group Moves to Delete 'Nonpolitical' from Bylaws Inside Higher Ed November 21, 2016
The Decline of Palestine Studies [on MESA, incl. Rashid Khalidi and Lila Abu-Lughod] Sandbox (Blog of Martin Kramer) November 18, 2016
Middle East Studies Association About to Endanger its Very Existence Because of Hate for Israel Elder of Ziyon November 17, 2016
Boycott Calls Against Israel [on MESA, incl. Zachary Lockman] Israel Academia Monitor November 2, 2016
Martin Kramer Knows Why America Keeps Mucking Up The Middle East [incl. ASMEA] The Federalist October 28, 2016
A Scholar's Example [incl. MESA, Rashid Khalidi] Scholars for Peace in the Middle East October 18, 2016
'Public' Information [on Simona Sharoni and Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed September 13, 2016
Concerns Continue About Climate for Academics in Turkey [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed September 8, 2016
Detained in Turkey [on Clyde Forsberg] Inside Higher Ed August 31, 2016
How the Crackdown in Turkey is Affecting International Academic Collaboration Inside Higher Ed July 29, 2016
Scholarly Groups Speak Out on Turkey's Purges [incl. MESA] Inside Higher Ed July 25, 2016
Will Anti-Israel Academic Boycotters Now Also Boycott Turkish Universities? Legal Insurrection July 20, 2016
Middle East Pundits and their Mainly Worthless Prophecies [on Bernard Lewis; incl. Richard Falk, Richard Bulliet, MESA] Mosaic Magazine June 8, 2016
Targeting Jews in the Ivory Sewer [incl. Jasbir Puar, Steven Salaita] FrontPage Magazine April 15, 2016
Concern For Imprisoned Iranian Chemist [on MESA] Inside Higher Ed December 22, 2015
Ted Swedenburg Elected to MESA Board News of University of Arkansas December 14, 2015
UCLA historian James Gelvin receives MESA Undergraduate Education Award News of UCLA International Institute December 4, 2015
Boycott Israel Movement on the March Across College Campuses [incl. MESA] Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) November 30, 2015
Middle East Studies Group Issues Statement on Discrimination [on MESA] Inside Higher Ed November 24, 2015
A Political Stance [incl. Zachary Lockman, Sondra Hale, Jens Hanssen, Abdel Razzaq Takriti] Inside Higher Ed November 23, 2015
The Door for Many Middle East Scholars is Slamming Shut [incl. Nathan Brown] Al-Fanar Media October 27, 2015
How "Islamic Studies" Swallowed Middle Eastern Academia [incl. MESA] World Crunch October 24, 2015
Looking for Israel at Harvard [incl. MESA] The Jerusalem Post October 16, 2015
Boycott Israel? Faculty Caught Up in BDS Dispute [incl. Mark LeVine, Joel Beinin, Nathan Brown, Rabab Abdulhadi] J. (Jewish News Weekly of Northern California) October 15, 2015
Whatever Happened to Middle Eastern Studies? [incl. MESA] Mada Masr October 11, 2015
Academic Boycotts and Beyond Inside Higher Ed October 6, 2015
Middle East Studies Devoted to the Destruction of Israel Fousesquawk September 19, 2015
The Kerr We Lost [on Malcolm Kerr, Middle East studies] Weekly Standard June 17, 2015
Anti-Semitism on Campus: A Clear and Present Danger [incl. George Saliba, Hamid Dabashi, Joseph Massad, Steven Salaita, MESA] Simon Wiesenthal Center June 10, 2015
First Annual Middle East Symposium Advocates for a Potential Minor in the Field [incl. MESA] The Pioneer Log March 4, 2015
Radicals Strap Suicide Belt on MESA Commentary Magazine February 17, 2015
BDS Focus Shifts to Academic Associations and Political Arena. BDS also Emerges as Israeli Political Issue. [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) January 28, 2015
Anti-Israel BDS Movement is Fashionable in Academia, But Far From Invincible [incl. Middle East Studies Association] JNS.org January 28, 2015
Fall Semester Ends With Big BDS Push [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) December 30, 2014
The Year BDS Became the Number One Concern for American Jews [incl. MESA] Haaretz December 27, 2014
Messy Politics at the Middle East Studies Association [incl. Juan Cole, Lisa Hajjar, Nathan Brown] The Jerusalem Post December 3, 2014
Boycott Fever at MESA Commentary Magazine December 3, 2014
The Vote to Boycott Israel's Universities [on Middle East Studies Association] Foreign Policy December 1, 2014
Evil Spirit Taking Over Middle Eastern Studies Ynet News November 25, 2014
Middle East Studies Association Members Defend Boycotts of Israel The Chronicle of Higher Education November 25, 2014
Hero's Welcome for Hater of Israel at MESA [on Steven Salaita, incl. Lisa Hajjar] Commentary Magazine November 25, 2014
Academics Vote To Be Forum On Israel Boycotts, Adopts No Stance For Or Against Associated Press November 24, 2014
Leading Mideast Studies Group Expected to Back BDS Resolution Monday [on MESA] Haaretz November 24, 2014
Me and My MESA Commentary Magazine November 23, 2014
A Smoke Screen for Palestine-Pushers [incl. MESA] Commentary Magazine November 3, 2014
The Chronicle of Higher Education Interviews Jadaliyya Co-Founder Bassam Haddad [incl. MESA, Elias Muhanna] Jadaliyya October 9, 2014
Boycott Battles Ahead Inside Higher Ed August 19, 2014
Turkish Scholar Denied Right to Board U.S.-Bound Flight [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed May 16, 2014
Teaching Arabic in the United States After 9/11 [incl. MESA] Jadaliyya (Arab Studies Institute) April 11, 2014
Scholars Protest Espionage Charges Against Egyptian Colleague [on Emad Shahin, incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed February 5, 2014
Another Approach [on MESA] Inside Higher Ed January 14, 2014
Boycott Me. Please. [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Foreign Policy December 20, 2013
American Studies and Israel [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed November 25, 2013
Muslim Journeys: Let's Talk About It … Again [incl. Mehnaz Afridi, Bernard Lewis, MESA, ASMEA] World Magazine May 17, 2013
Peter Sluglett on the End of a (Monolithic) Islamic History News of Middle East Institute (National University of Singapore) April 26, 2013
Enough Said: The False Scholarship of Edward Said [incl. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, MESA, ASMEA] World Affairs Journal March/April 2013
New Institute on Israel Studies [incl. Nathan J. Brown, Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed February 27, 2013
The Mission of Middle East Studies [incl. Lisa Anderson, Middle East Studies Association, Bassam Haddad] The Cairo Review of Global Affairs February 10, 2013
UT Student Omid Kokabee Gains More International Support Amid Prison Sentence [incl. Peter Sluglett, Middle East Studies Association] The Daily Texan (student newspaper of University of Texas at Austin) January 8, 2013
Iran vs. Iranian Studies Association [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed September 11, 2012
Leila Fawaz Owes Award to Her Childhood [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Daily Star (Lebanon) September 3, 2012
The Echo Chamber of Campus Anti-Semitism [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Al Jazeera August 29, 2012
Middle East Studies Association to Israelis: "Go to the Back of the Bus" History News Network August 13, 2012
Superman and Academic Freedom [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed July 5, 2012
Middle East Studies Group Blasts 'New York Times' [on Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed May 18, 2012
An Academic Right to an Opinion [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed May 3, 2012
'Osama bin Laden Made Me Famous' [on Bernard Lewis, incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Chronicle of Higher Education April 22, 2012
The Terrorists and Their Protectors [incl. Middle East Studies Association, John Esposito] The Jerusalem Post March 25, 2012
Sex, Marxism and Fraud [on Marc Ellis; incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Frontpage Magazine February 29, 2012
Why Is Marc Ellis on the Outs at Baylor University? JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) February 10, 2012
Refusing to Back Down [incl. Keith David Watenpaugh] Inside Higher Ed December 6, 2011
Disciplinary Groups Speak Out on Right to Protest [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed November 29, 2011
University of Utah Historian Peter Sluglett to Head Mideast Studies Organization [on Middle Eastern Studies Association] The Salt Lake Tribune November 2, 2011
Huron University College Appoints Former ISNA President As New Islamic Studies Chair [on Ingrid Mattson] The Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Report October 16, 2011
Since 9/11: Did Phyllis Schlafly Win the Foreign Policy Debate? [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Tenured Radical (Blog of The Chronicle of Higher Education) September 2, 2011
The Revered and Reviled Bernard Lewis Moment: Independent Journalism from a Jewish Perspective September/October 2011
The Islamic Supremacist Propaganda Machine Cranks Out Another "Islamophobia" Report [incl. Middle East Studies Association] FrontPage Magazine August 26, 2011
Professor denied appointment at Yale sues CIA and FBI [on Juan Cole, Middle East Studies Association] Yale Daily News July 16, 2011
Yale Rejects Call for Inquiry on Treatment of Juan Cole [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed July 11, 2011
Juan Cole's Fictions [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Weekly Standard July 11, 2011
Call for Inquiry Into Juan Cole's Non-Offer From Yale [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed July 6, 2011
Letter to Richard C. Levin, Peter Salovey Concerning Juan Cole Middle East Studies Association July 5, 2011
Middle East Scholars Raise New Questions About Yale's Rejection of Juan Cole The Chronicle of Higher Education July 5, 2011
How The Bizarre World of Middle East Studies Messes Up U.S. Foreign Policy [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Rubin Report April 2, 2011
Unusual Ruling for Academic Freedom [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed March 31, 2011
Juan Cole's Map of Lies [incl. Middle East Studies Association] FrontPage Magazine March 23, 2011
Professor Arash Khazeni Wins 2010 Middle East Studies Association Book Award News of Pomona College March 22, 2011
Middle East Studies Group Urges End to Suit Against U. of Minnesota [on MESA] Inside Higher Ed January 19, 2011
A Brief MESA Nostra Taxonomy The Iconoclast - New English Review December 5, 2010
Jean Campbell Receives Lifetime Award from Middle East Outreach Council [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Portland State Magazine (Portland State University) December 1, 2010
Cruising Speed [incl. Bernard Lewis] Impromptus (National Review Online) November 23, 2010
MESA Announces New Book Award Named for Roger Owen Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies News November 22, 2010
Columbia U Creates Facts, Opens Study Center for 'Palestine' [incl. Amy Newhall, Rashid Khalidi] Arutz Sheva (Israel National News) October 18, 2010
Columbia Launches Palestinian Center [incl. Joseph Massad, Middle East Studies Association] International Business Times October 6, 2010
Learning Arabic Prepares Goshen Students for Semester in Egypt Goshen College News (Indiana) September 13, 2010
Raising the Bar [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed September 10, 2010
MTSU to Offer Kurdish Language Instruction The Murfreesboro Post (TN) August 18, 2010
Arab Money in the US and a Vibrant 5th Column [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Caution America Blog July 31, 2010
The Impresario: Gilles Kepel, Scholar of Radical Islam [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The National (UAE) July 15, 2010
Arab Money in the US and a Vibrant 5th Column [incl. Middle East Studies Association] JABEJA June 30, 2010
Omid Safi Lies Again, Claims I Threatened To Kill Him Jihad Watch April 26, 2010
Professor Delves Deeper Into Relations Between Iran and US [on Ali Banuazizi, incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Daily Free Press (student newspaper of Boston University) April 14, 2010
MESA Names VanDenBerg Founding Member The Mirror (student newspaper of Drury University) April 7, 2010
Why Do Anthropologists Have Their Own Foreign Policy? [incl. Fouad Ajami, Bernard Lewis, ASMEA, MESA] Minding the Campus February 24, 2010
Is Israel-bashing Anti-Semitic? [incl. Juan Cole] CNN Opinion February 16, 2010
MESA Conference Probes Themes in Armenian and Turkish Literature as Tools for Remembrance and Reconciliation Asbarez Armenian News January 21, 2010
Abdul-Karim Rafeq Becomes Honorary Fellow of MESA Global Studies News of The College of William & Mary January 20, 2010
Another Hotel Controversy for a Scholarly Association [on Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed January 18, 2010
Collaborators in the Campus War against Israel and the Jews: Joel Beinin FrontPage Magazine October 16, 2009
Should Neve Gordon Be Punished? [incl. Middle East Studies Association] In These Times (Chicago, IL) October 12, 2009
Arab Feminists Map Out the Status of Women's Rights in the Region [incl. Mervat Hatem, Middle East Studies Association] Al Bawaba (UAE) October 11, 2009
MESA Letter To Khamenei Iranian.com October 7, 2009
Alums Ask Yale to 'Reverse Mistake' [incl. AAUP, Middle East Studies Association] Yale Daily News October 1, 2009
An Interview with David Silverstein [incl. ASMEA and MESA] National Association of Scholars September 18, 2009
Free Speech and Academic Groups Blast Yale Officials Over Censorship of Mohammed Images National Coalition Against Censorship September 16, 2009
Letter to Yale University Opposing Removal of Mohammed Images from Book National Coalition Against Censorship September 14, 2009
On Academic Freedom [on Neve Gordon; incl. Middle East Studies Association] ForeignPolicy.com September 3, 2009
Israel and Academic Freedom [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed August 31, 2009
Middle Eastern Studies Association Defends Israeli Scholar [on Neve Gordon] Inside Higher Ed August 28, 2009
Letter to Rivka Carmi, President, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel [in defense of Neve Gordon] Middle East Studies Association August 27, 2009
New Shift in Middle East Studies? [incl. Marc Lynch, Roger Allen] Inside Higher Ed August 4, 2009
Two Scholarly Groups Issue Statements on Iranian Crackdown [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed July 6, 2009
Taking Sides on Professor's E-Mail Comparing Israel and Nazis [on William Robinson, incl. Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed May 12, 2009
Foul Play at Bard? [on Joel Kovel, incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Graduate Center Advocate May 2009
Obama Administration Urged to End Viewpoint-Based Exclusion of Foreign Scholars [incl. Tariq Ramadan, Middle East Studies Association] The Chronicle of Higher Education March 18, 2009
Pro-Hamas Prof Protests Suspension From Army War College [on Sherifa D. Zuhur, incl. Middle East Studies Association] Pajamas Media March 9, 2009
Army War College Suspends Zuhur [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Investigative Project on Terrorism March 4, 2009
U.S. Army War College Suspends Prominent Scholar of Middle East [on Sherifa D. Zuhur] Chronicle of Higher Education March 4, 2009
Aramex Supports Scholars with Middle East Studies Association Partnership AME Info February 26, 2009
The Normalization of Evil [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Lone Star Times February 3, 2009
Fiasco at the War College: An Update [incl. Middle East Studies Association] ForeignPolicy.com January 27, 2009
New School Flunks Unity Test: Hebrew-Language Charter School Should not Have Been Approved [incl. Khalil Gibran International Academy; Hebrew Language Academy Charter School] The New York Daily News January 18, 2009
Robert Spencer on 'Stealth Jihad' [incl. MESA] Family Security Matters January 16, 2009
Juan Cole, The People's Oracle? [incl. MESA] The Volokh Conspiracy January 15, 2009
Vanderbilt Scholar of Islam Awarded Third Major Book Prize [on Leor Halevi] Vanderbilt University News Network January 12, 2009
Elizabeth Warnock Fernea [incl. MESA] The Telegraph (U.K.) December 22, 2008
Challenging the Status Quo in Middle East Studies [incl. Juan Cole, MESA, Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, ASMEA, Bassam Haddad] inFocus (Jewish Policy Center) Winter 2008
The Israeli Lobby Fantasy: A Book Review [incl. MESA, Juan Cole] Spero News December 12, 2008
MESA 2008: Put Said on the Backburner [incl. Mervat Hatem] CUMITet: Cophenhagen University Middle East and Islam Network December 1, 2008
Stealth Jihad [incl. John Esposito and MESA] FrontPage Magazine November 27, 2008
Israeli Human Rights Group Honored Jewish Telegraphic Agency November 26, 2008
Scholars Weigh Merits of Western-Style Universities in Persian Gulf The Chronicle of Higher Education November 26, 2008
Hopes for Israeli-Palestinian Harmony? Not Many, Scholars Say [incl. Joel Beinin, Beshara Doumani] The Chronicle of Higher Education November 25, 2008
Academics Struggle for Civil Society in Iraq [incl. Abbas Kadhim] Inside Higher Ed November 25, 2008
Middle-East Scholars Hear of Academic Repression in Iraq and Iran [incl. Abdul Sattar Jawad, Fatemeh Haghighatjoo] The Chronicle of Higher Education November 24, 2008
When Knowledge Is Critical [incl. Daniel Pipes, Bernard Lewis, Middle East Studies Association, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, et al.] National Review (Subscription) October 28, 2008
UMES Teacher Visits Egypt [on Univ. of Maryland Eastern Shore] Delmarva Media Group October 16, 2008
The Inevitability of 9/11 [incl. MESA] Family Security Matters September 11, 2008
Middle Eastern Program Expands [at Syracuse University; incl. Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Rania Habib, MESA] The Daily Orange (Syracuse Univ.) September 8, 2008
Genocide Denial [incl. the Middle East Studies Association, Donald Quataert] Southern Poverty Law Center (Intelligence Report) Fall 2008
A Minor Miracle [incl. Title VI, Juan Cole, MESA] FrontPage Magazine August 8, 2008
Classroom Battlegrounds: Good News from American Campuses [incl. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, ASMEA, MESA, et al.] The Jerusalem Post Blog July 23, 2008
Board Members Quit Turkey-Funded U.S. Institute in Flap Over Armenian Genocide [incl. Donald Quataert, the Middle East Studies Association] Southern Poverty Law Center July 8, 2008
Dispute Over Academic Freedom Roils Turkish-Studies Institute [incl. Donald Quataert, MESA, Mervat F. Hatem] The Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog July 6, 2008
Board Members Resign to Protest Chair's Ousting [incl. MESA, Donald Quataert, Laurie Brand, et al.] The Washington Post July 5, 2008
American History Textbooks: More Revisionist Dreck [incl. the Middle East Studies Assocation, Council on Islamic Education] The Doughout Blog June 8, 2008
Closely Watched Tenure Case at Columbia U. Is Still Unsettled [on Joseph Massad; incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Zachary Lockman, et al.] After provost rejects his bid, a professor of Middle East studies awaits the verdict of a new review panel June 6, 2008
Institute of Turkish Studies Chair Forced Out For Rebuking Genocide Deniers [incl. Merv Hatem, the Middle East Studies Association] Hatewatch (Southern Poverty Law Center) June 6, 2008
Turkish Ambassador Dismisses U.S. Scholar For Telling the Truth on Armenian Genocide [incl. Donald Quataert, Fatma Muge Gocek, Mervat Hatem, the Middle East Studies Association] Huffington Post June 3, 2008
US: Challenge Israel's Restrictions on Gaza Students [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Human Rights Watch June 3, 2008
Between the Trenches [on Bernard Lewis; incl. Khaled Abu El Fadl] The National (UAE) May 22, 2008
Academic Point Counterpoint [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, MESA] On the Square Blog (of First Things magazine) May 16, 2008
The Other Middle-Eastern Struggle [Letters to the Editor from Amy W. Newhall, MESA; incl. ASMEA, Bernard Lewis] The Wall Street Journal May 16, 2008
Learned Societies' Gathering Delves Into Political and Publishing Challenges [incl. Amy Newhall, MESA] The Chronicle of Higher Education, Today's News May 12, 2008
Bernard Lewis Strikes Back [On the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa] Faith Freedom International May 10, 2008
News Analysis: Competing Meetings Kick Up Sand in Middle-East Studies The Chronicle of Higher Education May 2, 2008
Balance of Power: A New Group Counters The Wall Street Journal May 2, 2008
Spencer and Pipes Explain Jihad The Stanford Review April 22, 2008
Lisa Anderson, former SIPA Dean, Named Provost of American University in Cairo The BWOG (by the staff of The Blue and White, Columbia U. undergraduate magazine) April 15, 2008
The Fate of Jewish Anti-Zionists [incl. Joel Beinin, MESA] Israelenews.com March 31, 2008
Shilling for Sharia at Harvard [on Noah Feldman] FrontPage Magazine March 27, 2008
Religion Isn't Going Away, but It Needs Examination [incl. Carleton Univ., MESA] The Vancouver Sun March 25, 2008
Studying Religiously [ref. Muslim studies at Carleton U. in Ontario, the Middle East Studies Association] The Ottowa Citizen March 1, 2008
Making Islam the Problem [incl. the Middle East Studies Association, John Esposito, Rashid Khalidi, Laurie Brand, Joel Beinin, et al.] Jihad Watch February 13, 2008
The Spirit of the Oxford Union [incl. Juan Cole, MESA] National Review Online January 17, 2008
Experts and Authorities [on Stephen Coughlin, MESA] Jihad Watch January 11, 2008
Taking Sides on Title VI National Review Online December 12, 2007
Mideast Scholars, Meeting in Montreal, Worry About a Splinter Group and Academic Freedom [incl. Zachary Lockman, Laurie Brand, Amy Newhall] The Chronicle of Higher Education November 30, 2007
Meeting in Canada, Middle East Scholars' Group Worries About Academic Freedom [on the Middle East Studies Association; incl. Laurie Brand, Gershon Shafir, Amy W. Newhall; also the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Bernard Lewis, Fou The Chronicle of Higher Education November 19, 2007
Impromptus: How Original, etc [incl. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, MESA] National Review Online November 15, 2007
House Democrats and Saudi Money [incl. Juan Cole, MESA, Title VI] The Corner at NRO November 14, 2007
Studying Middle East Studies: Editors' Introduction [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, refs. the Middle East Studies Association] The Current (Columbia University) Fall 2007
The "New McCarthyism": Are Left-Wing Academics Being Persecuted? [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad, Rashid Khalidi] Pajamas Media November 8, 2007
Group Formed to Improve Middle East Scholarship [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa; Bernard Lewis, Mark Clark, Middle East Studies Association, Zachary Lockman] The New York Sun November 8, 2007
A Different View of the Middle East [on Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa; quotes Bernard Lewis, et al., Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed November 2, 2007
Spooking Middle East Profs on Halloween: The Anti-MESA [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa] The Jewish Policy Center Blog October 31, 2007
The Failure of Western Universities [incls. Middle East studies, MESA, Saudi funding at Georgetown and Harvard, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, John Esposito, Martin Kramer, Daniel Pipes] Global Politician October 14, 2007
El-Haj and the Wall of Silence [on Nadia Abu El-Haj] Democracy Project Blog September 16, 2007
Controversy over Barnard Professor up for Tenure [on Nadia Abu El-Haj; Laurie Brand] Associated Press September 11, 2007
A Book on Hold [incl. Laurie A. Brand, MESA] Inside Higher Ed September 11, 2007
Fracas Erupts Over Book on Mideast by a Barnard Professor Seeking Tenure [on Nadia Abu El-Haj] The New York Times September 10, 2007
Now Here is a Syllabus [on Rice University professor David Cook's course, "Jihad and the End of the World," refs. MESA] Jihad Watch September 6, 2007
MESA Protests Cancellation of Mearsheimer-Walt Talk [on the Middle East Studies Association, Juan Cole] The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog September 6, 2007
Middle East Tensions Flare Again (in U.S.) [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Middle East Studies Association] Inside Higher Ed September 5, 2007
MIT's Jerusalem Contest: A "Veneer" of Neutrality Can't Conceal Bias [incl. Leila Farsakh, Philip Khoury, MESA, et al.] Camera Media Analysis July 23, 2007
Divide and Conquer [on evangelical support for Israel; MESA] The American Thinker July 11, 2007
Center for Near Eastern Studies Celebrates Golden Anniversary [at UCLA; incl. Khaled Abou Al Fadl, Gabriel Piterberg, Saree Makdisi, et al.] UCLA International Institute July 3, 2007
Support the Arab People [ref. MESA, Edward Said, Middle East Studies professors] The Ottawa Citizen June 15, 2007
MESA Letter Objecting to U.S. Civil Rights Commission's Report "Campus Anti-Semitism" Middle East Studies Association June 11, 2007
AHA Supports the Middle East Studies Association's Protest of the Detention of Scholars in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh] American Historical Association June 4, 2007
Middle East Scholars Protest Iran's Arrest of Wilson Center Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari; quotes Juan Cole] Chronicle of Higher Education June 1, 2007
Academic Fallout From Middle East [on UCU's vote to boycott Israel; incl. reaction by MESA] Inside Higher Education May 31, 2007
Joint letter with ISIS to Iran regarding Dr. Haleh Esfandiari and Dr. Kian Tajbakhash Middle East Studies Assoc. and the International Society for Iranian Studie May 30, 2007
Statement of Concern Regarding Travel to Iran [re Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh] Middle East Studies Association May 29, 2007
A Balancing Act [on Joel Beinin] AUC [American University of Cairo] Today Spring 2007
Academia Sees "Chilling Message" in Iran's Detention of Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari; cites MESA, quotes Zachary Lockman, Juan Cole] USINFO, Department of State May 23, 2007
New Iranian Hostage Crisis [on Haleh Esfandiari] The Washington Post May 23, 2007
A Scholar Detained [on Haleh Esfandiari] Inside Higher Education May 22, 2007
Iran Accuses American of Revolution Plot [on Haleh Esfandiari; ref. Juan Cole, MESA] The New York Times May 22, 2007
Iran: What Is a Good Reason for a MESA Academic Boycott? Zionism and Israel News May 20, 2007
Imprisoned in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari; ref. Juan Cole, Zachary Lockman, MESA] The Spine (TNR Online) May 20, 2007
An Ominous Arrest in Iran [on Haleh Efsandiari, references MESA] Guardian Unlimited May 14, 2007
Middle East Studies Association Letter to Ahmadinejad Regarding Haleh Efsandiari Middle East Studies Association May 11, 2007
Spengler, Spencer, Armstrong, Adonis [on Edward Said, Joseph Massad, MESA, et al.] Jihad Watch May 9, 2007
Zachary Lockman's Letter of Support for Norman Finkelstein [president of MESA to president of DePaul Univ.] Blog of Peter N. Kirstein April 11, 2007
Students Who Grade Themselves [on Title VI and MESA] NRO's Corner Blog March 27, 2007
Waging Peace: MESA Discusses Academic Boycott Of Israel Washington Report on Middle East Affairs March 2007
Intellectual Leader [on Bernard Lewis] News & Notes (from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies) March 13, 2007
Enough Said [review of Robert Irwin, Dangerous Knowledge] Commentary March 2007
MESA & Academic Freedom [email to MESA members from MESA Exec. Dir. Amy W. Newhall of U. Arizona] MESA Membership Email List February 5, 2007
Turks Investigate U Prof [on Taner Akçam of the University of Minnesota] The Minnesota Daily (student newspaper of the U. of Minn.) January 31, 2007
Bernard Lewis and What He Ignores Dhimmi Watch January 17, 2007
Education Vs. Jihad [on Middle East studies] Homeland Security Today November, 2006
Old MESA President [on Juan Cole] NRO's Corner Blog December 11, 2006
Middle East Academics Disregard Quest for Balance Indianapolis Star November 23, 2006
Debating the Place of Israeli Academics [report on conference of the Middle East Studies Assoc.] New York Sun November 20, 2006
Actions Have Consequences [on Alberto Fernandez, MESA] Pittsburgh Tribune-Review November 5, 2006
Alberto Fernandez, Another State Department Disaster in the Karen Hughes Mold PipelineNews.Org October 23, 2006
Letter to Condalezza Rice [from MESA on Tariq Ramadan] Middle East Studies Association October 3, 2006
Questions Surround the Decision by a Dean to Leave Columbia The New York Sun September 29, 2006
Liberal Professor Takes On Conservative Firebrand in Federal Lawsuit Forward May 31, 2006
Joel Beinin: Apologist for Terrorists FrontPage Magazine May 19, 2006
Overview of MESA's 2005 Annual Meeting Campus-Watch.org November 30, 2005
Middle East Studies Association Salutes University of California Press for Publishing Beyond Chutzpah normanfinkelstein.com November 22, 2005
Disconnected [on the MESA annual conference] Inside Higher Ed November 21, 2005
MESA: The Academic Intifada. MartinKramer.org November 21, 2005
MESA Chooses and You Can Too MartinKramer.org October 3, 2005
Letter of Dissent regarding the CAFMENA statement dated May 13, 2005, condemning the AUT boycott of two Israeli Universities. Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign June 21, 2005
Open Letter to MESA Members [regarding the AUT boycott of two Israeli universities] Middle East Studies Association May 20, 2005
MESA letter regarding the Association of University Teachers boycott of two Israeli universities Middle East Studies Association May 13, 2005
In These Times Middle East Studies Association April 28, 2005
Exclusion of Rashid Khalidi from participation in NYC teacher development workshops. Middle East Studies Association April 7, 2005
From the Editor's Keyboard Middle East Studies Association Bulletin June 2004
Try saying it in Arabic Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 19, 2005
Hugh Fitzgerald Announces the MESA Nostra Contest, and Makes You An Offer You Can't Refuse Jihadwatch.org January 27, 2005
Islamic scholars face visa issues Daily Bruin January 26, 2005
MESA Nostra FrontPage Magazine January 26, 2005
MESA Lunacy Continues Striding Lion December 7, 2004
On the MESA conference in San Francisco History News Network December 3, 2004
Middle East Scholars Voice Concerns About U.S. New York Sun November 24, 2004
Gullible MESAn Walked the "Arab Street." MartinKramer.org November 21, 2004
Pressure to dismiss Columbia U Prof Joseph Massad Middle East Studies Association November 5, 2004
The Middle East Studies Association's letter in support of Tariq Ramadan MESA Newsletter August 30, 2004
Islamic study rises a level at DePaul Chicago Tribune June 1, 2004
Bernard Lewis and MESA's Shame MartinKramer.org March 9, 2004
The Clash Over Middle East Studies Chronicle of Higher Education February 6, 2004
President's Letter Middle East Studies Association February 2004
Culture War, Round 3077 American Prospect January 2004
In Memoriam: Edward W. Said (1935-2003), Honorary Fellow of MESA MESA Bulletin December 2003
Title VI Fix Passes in House MartinKramer.org October 30, 2003
Concealment Continues at Columbia MartinKramer.org September 8, 2003
Diverse viewpoints need to be heard at Stanford Stanford Daily August 28, 2003
Saudi Prince on Academic Shopping Spree MartinKramer.org July 9, 2003
Embedded Terrorist FrontPage Magazine May 14, 2003
The Expulsion That Never Was MartinKramer.org April 25, 2003
Edward Said and Twelve Disciples at Post-Orientalist Passover MartinKramer.org April 16, 2003
Saudi Oil Lobby Puffs Middle East Centers MartinKramer.org April 8, 2003
We Must Always Remain Critical Stanford Review February 26, 2003
Beinin Watch Stanford Review February 26, 2003
Professors for Terrorist Al-Arian FrontPage Magazine February 24, 2003
America: The Victim Is Not the Guilty One [on MESA] Liberty for All February 9, 2003
Moral commitments, emotions can't be kept from the classroom, professor Stanford Report February 4, 2003
Why Are Arch Conservatives Ganging Up on the Middle East Studies Association? History News Network January 20, 2003
The New Push for Middle East Studies Saudi Aramco World January/February 2003
King Fahd's plan to conquer America TownHall.com December 20, 2002
Lessons in hate, on a campus near you Ottawa Citizen December 14, 2002
Middle East Studies After September 11 Middle East Studies Association November 23, 2002
MESA: Nothing Learned, Nothing Forgotten MartinKramer.org October 2, 2002
MESA Culpa Middle East Quarterly September 2002
Scholars Revive Boycott of U.S. Grants to Promote Language Training Chronicle of Higher Education August 16, 2002
The See-No-Evil Middle East Experts Weekly Standard July 29, 2002
Treason of the Academics FrontPage Magazine July 22, 2002
Jihad 101 Middle East Quarterly Spring 2002
Professors of Palestine Middle East Quarterly Winter 2002
Academic blindsight Ha'aretz December 14, 2001
Disoriented New Republic December 3, 2001
Not Academic: The Middle East Studies Association Wards Off Rebukes American Prospect November 29, 2001
MESA Madness National Review November 19, 2001
AT WAR National Review November 19, 2001
Pro-Israel lobby trying to hijack the hearts and minds of US policy-makers Daily Star (Lebanon) November 17, 2001
Terrorism? What Terrorism?! Wall Street Journal November 15, 2001
It's a Volatile, Complex World... New York Times November 11, 2001
Middle East-Studies Programs Are Accused of Scholarly Orthodoxy Chronicle of Higher Education October 26, 2001
Policy Entrepreneurs: The Third Dimension in American Foreign-policy Culture Middle East Policy, Vol. 5 Num. 3 September 1997
Survey
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Message from Joel Beinin, MESA President July 16, 2002
MESA Presidents' Letter Wall Street Journal November 19, 2001
Is There a Future for Middle East Studies? Middle East Studies Association July 1995
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
Why the Middle East Studies Association Raised Concerns About the Publication of Stolen Iraqi Documents History News Network October 21, 2018
Vote Yes on MESA Bylaw Amendment: Roundtable by Elyse Semerdjian, John Chalcraft, and Asli Bali Jadaliyya February 22, 2017
Middle East Studies Professors Back Antisemitic BDS Campaign [incl. Beth Baron, Richard Bulliet, Judith Butler, MESA] The Algemeiner November 15, 2016
Middle East Studies Profs Back Anti-Semitic BDS Campaign [incl. MESA] The Jerusalem Post November 3, 2016
Radical Student Union Labelled Anti-Semitic by Off-Campus Group The Observer (student newspaper of Case Western Reserve University) October 28, 2016
New Attack on Free Speech: Pro-Israel Groups Wage War on Campus Freedom Salon.com September 24, 2016
Letter to San Francisco State U. President Leslie Wong [in Support of Rabab Abdulhadi and SFSU's MOU with An-Najah U.] Middle East Studies Association (MESA) September 19, 2016
Turkey Cracks Down on Academics, Anti-Israel Scholars Silent [incl. MESA] CAMERA July 25, 2016
A Rebuttal and Rejoinder to 'Preserving Integrity in Middle Eastern Studies' Commentary Magazine September 20, 2015
The Political Nature of Today's Middle East Studies The Jewish Voice August 19, 2015
Campus Watch Response to Chronicle of Higher Education Fousesquawk Blog December 9, 2014
Steven Salaita - The Left's New Martyr [incl. Lisa Hajjar] Fousesquawk Blog November 25, 2014
Middle East Studies Association Fights a Rising Tide of Critics The Chronicle of Higher Education November 21, 2014
Another Islamist Conference Coming Up in Washington DC [on MESA] Fousesquawk Blog November 5, 2014
Middle Eastern Studies Association Mocks Academic Freedom Commentary Magazine February 16, 2014
The Middle East Studies Establishment vs. Walid Phares Jihad Watch November 11, 2011
Berber Autumn... Ekurd.net August 29, 2011
Cinnamon Stillwell: Target Israel Solomonia Blog June 15, 2010
Meet Suad Joseph, President-Elect Of MESA NOSTRA The Iconoclast - New English Review May 21, 2010
How Do We 'Know' the Middle East? [Middle East Studies Association 2009 Presidential Address] Middle East Studies Association November 22, 2009
Talkin' Sarah, &c. [incl. Joel Beinin, the Middle East Studies Association] National Review Online July 2, 2009
Orientalism: Something Like A Disclaimer [incl. Daniel Pipes, Martin Kramer, MESA, Juan Cole] CUMINet (Copenhagen University Middle East and Islam Network) December 17, 2008
Tales From The Inside…The Real Problem With Obama's Khalidi [incl. MESA and the Kevorkian Center For Near Eastern Studies] Israpundit November 1, 2008
2007-2008: Another Year of Global Academic Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism [incl. MESA, ASMEA, Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Yinon Conen, et al.] Institute for Global Jewish Affairs October 2008
Sidestepping the Sandstorm? [incl. ASMEA, Bernard Lewis, Bassam Haddad, Juan Cole, Laurie Brand, et al.] National Review Online September 11, 2008
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa: Update on Its Activities (Interview) History News Network July 2, 2008
ASMEA To the Rescue Phi Beta Cons July 2, 2008
Cinnamon Stillwell: Truth About Islam in Academia? Solomonia Blog July 2, 2008
Saudi Giving at the Heart of a Great Debate Over Middle East Studies Congressional Quarterly April 11, 2008
Profile of Juan Cole DiscovertheNetworks.com January 23, 2008
Juan Cole and the Eyes of the Canary The Greycat Blog November 28, 2007
Mideast Civil War: MESA vs. ASMEA [incl. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami] The Middle East (Time magazine blog) November 19, 2007
Winfield Myers: MESA Turns Down Campus Watch Ad Solomonia Blog November 17, 2007
The New McCarthyism [refs. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Norman Finkelstein, Beshara Doumani, Khalil Gibran International Academy, MESA] The Nation November 12, 2007
MESA Turns Down Campus Watch Ad History News Network November 11, 2007
Input or Intrusion? Inside Higher Education November 21, 2006
Beinin chosen as face of terrorism for book cover, sues publishing company Stanford Daily May 15, 2006
Researchers and Reporters Misread the Struggle for Democracy in the Muslim World, Scholars Say Chronicle of Higher Education November 23, 2005
Critique from the Right: The Neo-Conservative Assault on Middle East Studies CR: The New Centennial Review 5.1 (2005) 63-110 August 2, 2005
Report on the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Conference Campus Watch.org December 15, 2004
Scholars For Terror FrontPage Magazine December 7, 2004
Ivory Tower Angst New Voices December 2004
Middle East Studies in the U.S. AMIT Fall 2004
Is the ‘Orientalist' past the future of Middle East studies? Third World Quarterly Vol. 25, Num. 2 March 2004
Pipes stifles debate Eagle (American University) January 26, 2004
True patriotism from MESA, whatever its critics say Daily Star (Lebanon) November 22, 2003
Scholarship, Policy, Debate and Conflict:Why We Study the Middle East and Why It Matters Middle East Studies Association November 2003
Pipes Declares War on Militant Islam Stanford Review October 30, 2003
Khalidi's Hiring, Columbia's Bias FrontPage Magazine October 3, 2003
Calling the shots on the Middle East Daily Star (Lebanon) September 13, 2003
Hauser Helped Fund Professor of Hate New York Sun July 23, 2003
à÷ãîéä úçú ç÷éøä Maariv (Hebrew) July 4, 2003
Congress Probes Middle Eastern Studies MartinKramer.org June 23, 2003
Daniel Pipes freeforessays.com June 22, 2003
Studying Title VI National Review June 16, 2003
The Arabist Predicament Azure Summer 2003
Important alert re USIP [US Institute for Peace] nomination Middle East Studies Association [listserv] April 11, 2003
Glasnost in MESA MartinKramer.org April 2, 2003
Playing watchdog to Middle East scholars Cleveland Jewish News March 14, 2003
U.S. Mideast Academics Fight Charges of Bias Reuters February 12, 2003
President's Letter Middle East Studies Association February 2003
Pipes to speak at York despite earlier veto Canadian Jewish Times January 30, 2003
Getting Nervous? National Review January 28, 2003
After threats and postponements, pro-Israel scholar allowed to speak JTA January 2, 2003
President Beinin's Farewell Address MartinKramer.org December 30, 2002
The 'Hate Israel' Faculties (Hebrew) Maariv December 17, 2002
Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong? Policywatch December 16, 2002
The Two Faces of Islamic Studies Boston Globe December 15, 2002
What's MESA's alternative? United Press International December 2, 2002
The Incredible Shrinking MESA MartinKramer.org November 16, 2002
MESA's Committee on Academic Freedom in a Time of Crisis Middle East Studies Association October 23, 2002
Letter attacking Campus Watch from MESA Middle East Studies Association October 3, 2002
Academic Freedom in Times of War Emory University Academic Exchange September 24, 2002
Campus Watch Research
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Why Is the Middle East Studies Association Trying to Stop the Online Publication of Islamic State Documents? History News Network October 8, 2018
No Surprise that MESA Opposes the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act JNS (Jewish News Syndicate) June 11, 2018
Middle East Studies Association (as Usual) Singles Out Israel for Attack, Excuses Palestinian Perfidy The Algemeiner January 3, 2018
Middle East Studies Association Panel Reserves Outrage Only for Israel The Algemeiner December 21, 2017
Islamists, Apologists, and Fellow Travelers: Middle East Studies Faculty at Georgetown University December 4, 2017
Where is Western Academia's Outrage at Turkey? Gatestone Institute August 5, 2017
Professors Spin Anti-Semitic Conspiracies at Cal State-Fresno The Algemeiner June 25, 2017
The Anti-Israel Brigade Rallies Around San Francisco State U. Independent Journal Review November 17, 2016
Erdogan's Academics: Middle East Studies Scholars Shill for a Tyrant The Daily Caller October 28, 2016
The Middle East Studies Establishment Goes Full Warrior History News Network October 9, 2016
Infiltrating Islamists and Palestinian Extremism in U.S. Universities Global Patriot Radio September 14, 2016
Assault on Academic Freedom? UCLA Conference Blames Israel Jihad Watch December 22, 2015
The Politicization of Middle East Studies The American Interest September 18, 2015
Educators, Don't Let Yourselves Be Used by Middle Eastern Autocrats Commentary Magazine September 16, 2015
BDS Profs vs. the Muslim Leadership Institute FrontPage Magazine August 21, 2015
The Political Nature of Today's Middle East Studies National Review Online August 10, 2015
No Jihad in Gaza, Says George Washington U's Nathan Brown Jihad Watch August 3, 2015
NYU Prof Zachary Lockman Admits MESA's Anti-Israel Stance, Rails Against 'Israel Lobby' Jihad Watch March 4, 2015
Mark LeVine Unhinged on Facebook FrontPage Magazine December 12, 2014
Campus Watch's Mission Was Mischaracterized Chronicle of Higher Education (Letter to the Editor) December 9, 2014
MESA Resolution Shows What's Wrong with Academe [incl. Steven Salaita] Commentary Magazine December 2, 2014
MESA and IIIT: Islamists Infiltrating Academia American Thinker October 30, 2014
Defending Salaita: Anti-Israel Profs Unite! American Thinker September 21, 2014
An Apology Posing as a Bibliography [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Washington Times May 23, 2013
The Middle East Studies Establishment vs. Walid Phares American Thinker November 11, 2011
John L. Esposito: Apologist for Wahhabi Islam American Thinker September 18, 2011
California's Middle East Studies Profs Target Israel FrontPage Magazine June 15, 2010
William Quandt's Embarrassing Memo Daniel Pipes Blog May 24, 2010
Suad Joseph, President-elect of MESA, Defends Status Quo of Middle Eastern Women FrontPage Magazine May 21, 2010
Middle East Studies – A Dangerous Profession [on Richard Antoun] Daniel Pipes Blog December 6, 2009
Middle East Studies on the Mend? The American Thinker January 4, 2009
The Academy and the Palestinian Refugees [incl. Fawaz Gerges, Joseph Massad, Hatem Bazian, Rashid Khalidi, et al] inFocus Winter 2008
Looking Ahead By Looking Back [on Colin Shindler; incl. Bernard Lewis, Edward Said, Joseph Massad] The Jerusalem Post October 12, 2008
PARC's Anti-Israel Polemics [incl. Joel Beinin, Rashid Khalidi, Ian Lustick, MESA, et al.] National Review Online July 11, 2008
Truth About Islam in Academia? FrontPage Magazine July 2, 2008
Profs Hammer Israel, Fail to Predict Palestinian War [incl. Fawaz Gerges, Rashid Khalidi, Joseph Massad, et al.] The American Thinker March 12, 2008
Seeking True Diversity in Middle East Studies FrontPage Magazine January 16, 2008
Juan Cole's Crooked Tales of Hormuz FrontPage Magazine January 15, 2008
MESA Turns Down Campus Watch Ad FrontPage Magazine November 16, 2007
USC "Middle East Awareness Week" Features the Usual Suspects November 9, 2007
Middle East Studies Self-Parody The Corner at NRO September 18, 2007
Librarians Say No to Censorship While MESA Stays Silent [on the Middle East Studies Association, "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press] The Corner at NRO August 17, 2007
Shedding Light on the Professoriate [on Lisa Anderson, Arzoo Osanloo, Joel Beinin, Kathryn Babayan, Middle East Studies Association, et al.] The Washington Examiner August 16, 2007
Book Banning and the Middle East Studies Association [on "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz, Cambridge U. Press, Juan Cole] The Corner at NRO August 6, 2007
Middle East Studies Association Hypocrisy [refs. Haleh Esfandiar, Juan Cole, Walid Phares] The Corner on National Review Online June 20, 2007
Can Middle East Studies Regain Credibility? [on MESA, Rashid Khalidi, Joseph Massad, et al.] The Washington Examiner January 18, 2007
A Witch's Brew: The Gutmann Affair and Middle East Studies The Washington Examiner November 16, 2006
Planned Obsolescence [on the Middle East Studies Association] The Daily Standard August 2, 2006
MESA Looks in the Mirror DanielPipes.org November 21, 2005
The Middle East Studies Association in 2005: More of the Same FrontPage Magazine November 17, 2005
Academic freedom in Gaza and beyond American Thinker July 13, 2005
Juan Cole, Media -- and MESA -- Darling FrontPage Magazine December 7, 2004
Traveler's Check New Republic April 29, 2004
The Middle East Studies Left FrontPage Magazine November 6, 2003
A Saudi Education, Right Here at Home National Review June 19, 2003
Academia Silent on Militant Islam FrontPage Magazine November 25, 2002
Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong? Academic Questions Winter 1995-96
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
Title Publication Date
Simona Sharoni Receives Threats After Interview [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Cardinal Points (student newspaper of Plattsburgh State University College) September 23, 2016
Salon.com's Sordid Journalism [incl. Steven Salaita and Norman Finkelstein] Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America December 15, 2015
Fired Anti-Israel Professor Receives Standing Ovation at Middle East Studies Conference [on Steven Salaita] The Algemeiner November 26, 2014
Disgraced Anti-Israel Professor Cheered in Washington [on Steven Salaita, MESA] The Washington Free Beacon November 25, 2014
Professor Norman Finkelstein Denied Entry into Israel Committee on Academic Freedom Letters, Middle East Studies Association June 3, 2008
Academic Repression Update / A Question of Scholarship: On the Tenure Controversy of Prof. Norman G. Finkelstein The Advocate (CUNY Graduate Center) May 4, 2007
Campus Watch Blog
Title Publication Date
Academic Appeasers Appeal to European Commissioner to Keep Iran Deal Alive Campus Watch Blog June 22, 2018
No Surprise that MESA Opposes the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Campus Watch Blog June 12, 2018
NYT Responds to MESA's Opposition to Publishing ISIS Documents Campus Watch Blog June 4, 2018
Zuhdi Jasser Blasts MESA for Trying to Suppress ISIS Documents Campus Watch Blog May 16, 2018
MESA Opposes Israel Arresting Student Terrorists at Birzeit University Campus Watch Blog March 14, 2018
Cancellation of Fresno State Professorship Not a Zionist Plot Campus Watch Blog February 16, 2018
Middle East Studies Association (as Usual) Singles Out Israel for Attack, Excuses Palestinian Perfidy Campus Watch Blog January 3, 2018
Middle East Studies Association Panel Reserves Outrage Only for Israel Campus Watch Blog December 21, 2017
MESA Panel Blames the Jews Campus Watch Blog November 22, 2017
MESA Still Railing Against Outside Criticism Campus Watch Blog November 20, 2017
MESA 'Crying First Amendment Wolf' in Opposing Israel Anti-Boycott Act Campus Watch Blog August 16, 2017
MESA Sides Against America on SCOTUS Decision Campus Watch Blog June 27, 2017
This Week at Campus Watch Campus Watch Blog March 23, 2017
Campus Watch and Islamism: A Guide for the Perpetually Perplexed Elyse Semerdjian Campus Watch Blog February 22, 2017
MESA Up in Arms Over Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Campus Watch Blog January 31, 2017
MESA President Warns That U.S. Academic Conferences Will Be Boycotted Campus Watch Blog January 31, 2017
MESA Moves to Remove 'Nonpolitical' from Bylaws Campus Watch Blog November 21, 2016
Erdogan's Academics: Middle East Studies Scholars Shill for a Tyrant Campus Watch Blog October 28, 2016
The Middle East Studies Establishment Goes Full Warrior Campus Watch Blog October 11, 2016
The Latest on MEF's Campaign to End San Francisco State's MOU with An-Najah U. Campus Watch Blog October 3, 2016
MESA Condemns Turkish Purges, but Won't Mention Erdogan, Islamists by Name Campus Watch Blog July 21, 2016
Still Waiting on MESA to Condemn Erdogan's Purge of Turkish Universities Campus Watch Blog July 21, 2016
How Will Middle East Studies Profs React to Erdogan's Purges? Campus Watch Blog July 19, 2016
After Paris and San Bernardino Attacks, MLA Condemns 'Islamophobia' Campus Watch Blog January 5, 2016
The Politicization of Middle East Studies Campus Watch Blog September 21, 2015
The Political Nature of Today's Middle East Studies Campus Watch Blog August 10, 2015
No Jihad in Gaza, Says George Washington U's Nathan Brown Campus Watch Blog August 3, 2015
NYU Prof Zachary Lockman Admits MESA's Anti-Israel Stance, Rails Against 'Israel Lobby' Campus Watch Blog March 4, 2015
MESA and IIIT: Islamists Infiltrating Academia Campus Watch Blog October 30, 2014
Stacked MESA Panel to Praise Steven Salaita Campus Watch Blog October 24, 2014
MESA Letter on Gaza Aid Ignores Hamas, Blames Israel Campus Watch Blog October 16, 2014
MESA Attacks Efforts to Reform Title VI of the Higher Education Act Campus Watch Blog September 18, 2014
California's Middle East Studies Profs Target Israel Campus Watch Blog June 15, 2010
Suad Joseph, President-elect of MESA, Defends Status Quo of Middle Eastern Women Campus Watch Blog May 21, 2010
USC "Middle East Awareness Week" Features the Usual Suspects Campus Watch Blog November 9, 2007