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Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Qatar's Back Door to Higher Education [incl. Laurie Brand, Hamid Dabashi] JNS (Jewish News Syndicate) February 14, 2024
Kennedy School Convenes Hard Conversations on Israel-Hamas War [incl. Tarek Masoud] The Harvard Gazette December 6, 2023
Surprise! Survey Shows Most Anti-Israel Academics Support Boycotting Israel Legal Insurrection November 27, 2022
Overwhelming Majority of Middle East Scholars Support Boycotting Israel, New Survey Shows The Algemeiner November 22, 2022
America: 60% of Academics in Mideast Studies Believe Israel is "Apartheid" Al Bawaba April 20, 2022
University of Michigan Prof Juan Cole: 'Islam Wasn't the Threat — Islamophobia Was' Jihad Watch February 5, 2022
The Washington Post Uses Bad Social Science to Push Anti-Israel Propaganda National Review March 11, 2021
Two-Thirds of Middle East Experts Want Biden to Return to Iran Deal Without Conditions: Poll [incl. Shibley Telhami] Newsweek February 16, 2021
A New UMD Major Focuses on the Development of Christianity, Judaism and Islam (incl. Hayim Lapin, Maxine Grossman) The Diamondback (student newspaper, University of Maryland) February 27, 2020
Department of Education Launches Probe into Harvard's Foreign Funding [incl. Alavi Foundation] The Harvard Crimson February 13, 2020
Harvard, Yale Investigated for Foreign Funding Inside Higher Ed February 13, 2020
DOE Launches Investigations Into Harvard and Yale Clarion Project February 13, 2020
Prominent US Universities Failed to Disclose $1.3 Billion in Foreign Funding Clarion Project January 9, 2020
Official: Foreign Gift Investigation Found 'Disturbing Facts' Inside Higher Ed December 13, 2019
'Scratching the Surface': Education Department Uncovers $1.3B in Foreign University Funding Washington Examiner December 10, 2019
Federal Government Investigates Foreign Gifts to the University of Maryland The Washington Post October 2, 2019
How Did Americans View the Middle East After September 11, 2001? Egypt Today September 11, 2019
Did Tiffany Trump Post a Fake Rumi Quote on Instagram? Jezebel Investigates [incl. Omid Safi, Fatemah Keshavarz, Franklin Lewis] Jezebel May 7, 2019
Isolated and Adrift, An American Woman Turned Toward Iran [incl. Kevin Barrett] New York Times February 16, 2019
AVRAHAM: Is the Iranian Regime Promoting Campus Anti-Semitism? [incl. Hamid Dabashi, Ebrahim Mohseni] Daily Wire November 21, 2018
Sohail Daulatzai, Junaid Rana, and Their "Big Book" [incl. Anila Daulatzai, Hatem Bazian, Rabab Abdulhadi, Abdullah Al-Arian, Steven Salaita] Fousesquawk Blog May 22, 2018
University of Maryland Students Shared Works of Art Expressing Feelings on Race and Racism [incl. Fatemeh Keshavarz] The Diamondback (student newspaper of University of Maryland) December 7, 2017
Funding Lost for Key Arabic Program Inside Higher Ed December 12, 2016
Brookings Fellow Briefs BDS Leaders [on Shibley Telhami] The Investigative Project on Terrorism October 16, 2016
Study in Tehran [incl. Fatemeh Keshavarz] Inside Higher Ed August 18, 2015
Statement by Jewish Studies Professors in North America Regarding the Amcha Initiative The Jewish Daily Forward October 1, 2014
Israel Studies Course Pairs University of Maryland Students with Tel Aviv Professor The Diamondback (student newspaper of the University of Maryland) February 25, 2014
U.S. Students Flee From Egypt Amid Upheaval Headlines & Global News July 7, 2013
Israel, Jordan Expand Studies with University of Maryland Study Abroad Partnerships The Diamondback (student newspaper of the University of Maryland) May 6, 2013
Letter to Richard C. Levin, Peter Salovey Concerning Juan Cole Middle East Studies Association July 5, 2011
Keeping It Academic Haaretz Daily June 17, 2011
Teaching A Changing Middle East [incl. Shibley Telhami] American University Radio (WAMU 88.5) March 8, 2011
University of Maryland Students Flee Egypt as Protests Continue Diamondback Online (University of Maryland, College Park) February 1, 2011
Hopkins, UM Students Headed Home from Egypt The Baltimore Sun January 31, 2011
Maryland, Delaware Universities Bring Students Home From Egypt Associated Press January 31, 2011
Area Colleges Rush to Evacuate Students from Egypt The Washington Post January 31, 2011
Drilling the Living Tongue [incl. Ridha Krizi, Bouchra Araji, Valerie Anishchenkova] Inside Higher Ed December 3, 2010
Fourth Arabic Professor Resigns [incl. Bouchra Araji, Valerie Anishchenkova, Tony Rahi, Mohamed Rahouma, Roula Abousaleh] The Diamondback (Univ. of Maryland) December 2, 2010
Borderline Views: Studying Israel on Campus The Jerusalem Post November 16, 2009
Rival Messages as Obama Lands in the Mideast [incl. Vali Nasr, Shibley Telhami] The New York Times June 4, 2009
Iran Is The Key [incl. Vali Nasr, Fawaz Gerges, Shibley Telhami] The Guardian (U.K.) January 26, 2009
Mideast Dream Team? Not Quiet [incl. Fawaz Gerges, Shibley Telhamy, Vali Nasr, Fouad Moughrabi] The International Herald Tribune January 11, 2009
Introducing Israel Studies in U.S. Universities [incl. Kenneth Stein, John Esposito, and Rashid Khalidi] JCPA Institute for Global Jewish Affairs December 15, 2008
Judge Orders Al-Arian's Release on Bond [incl. John Esposito, John Voll, Charles Butterworth] IPT News (Investigative Project on Terrorism) July 10, 2008
Arabic Classes Grow in Popularity: Students are learning the language to get better jobs, cultural understanding York Daily Record (York County, Pa.) April 25, 2008
Conflict Resolution [on the Jewish Studies Program's inclusion of Palestinian studies at U. Maryland] Diamondback Online (University of Maryland, College Park) February 20, 2008
Looking to Adopt A Foreign Tongue [on the growth of Middle Eastern lang. instruction at U. of Maryland, incls. prof. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak] Washington Post November 14, 2007
New Chinese, Arabic Language Focus in N. Va Public Schools [incl. Arabic classes at Beech Tree Elementary, National Foreign Language Center, U. Maryland] Falls Church News-Press (Va.) August 30, 2007
College Enrollment in Arabic Courses Growing Faster Than Other Foreign Languages [on U of Maryland Arabic program, National Security Education Program] Voice of America August 16, 2007
Arlington Schools to Teach Chinese, Arabic Languages [public schools receive grant from U. of Maryland]] The Washington Times April 13, 2007
Jack Kay Gives $1.5 Million to Israel Studies Program [University of Maryland] The Florida Jewish News April 13, 2007
Microscoping the Mideast: $1.5 m Gift Creates Israel Study Chair at U. Maryland Washington Jewish Week March 14, 2007
New Israel Studies Chair at Maryland Next Piece in Unique Integrated Middle East Program [press release] Ascribe: The Public Interest Newswire March 5, 2007
Academic Freedom Declines Across the United States [mentions Juan Cole, Rashid Khalidi, Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Wadie Said] November 25, 2006
A Collision of Prose and Politics Chronicle of Higher Education October 13, 2006
University of Maryland Dedicates Institute for Israel Studies Center Named for Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Washington Jewish Week October 11, 2006
Israel Ambassador Promotes Middle East Programs in American Universities Diamonback Online (University of Maryland) September 29, 2006
Lost in Translation The Guardian June 14, 2006
U.S. Seeks to Deal with Guantanamo Suicides Fallout Reuters June 12, 2006
In the Arab Spin Room National Review January 26, 2004
A WISE Guy at College Park February 25, 2003
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
Gulf Donors Drawn into Controversy Over Foreign Influence at US Campuses Al-Monitor December 3, 2019
Anti-Semitism On Full Display At Ben-Gurion Airport [on Pnina Peri] FrontPage Magazine June 4, 2018
Battling Back: How to Confront Anti-Israel Rhetoric on Campus [incl. Daniel Pipes, Ephraim Karsh, Asaf Romirowsky] The Baltimore Jewish Times October 24, 2008
Did the Events of 9/11 Change the Field of Middle East Studies? International Journal of Middle East August 2007
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
Campus Watch Weekly Update February 26, 2024
Campus Watch Weekly Update December 20, 2023
Campus Watch Weekly Update December 5, 2022
The Navel-Gazing Inanities of MESA National Review December 1, 2022
Campus Watch Weekly Update November 28, 2022
Campus Watch Weekly Update April 25, 2022
Campus Watch Weekly Update February 8, 2022
Campus Watch Weekly Update March 15, 2021
Campus Watch Weekly Update February 22, 2021
What Pnina Peri Tells Us about Israel Studies The American Spectator June 29, 2018
Middle East Studies Meltdown on Jerusalem The Algemeiner December 18, 2017
Trump Upsets the Academic Foreign Policy Establishment Jihad Watch February 17, 2017
Is Iran Ratcheting Up Influence Peddling in American Universities? American Thinker October 22, 2016
Rashid Khalidi Headlines Taxpayer-funded Palestinian Fest American Thinker December 17, 2009
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
Title Publication Date
Marc Lamont Hill: I Had Tons of Support. When it Comes to Anti-Israel Faculty, He's Not Wrong Campus Reform January 25, 2019
Petition Launched to Rehire Israel Supporting Prof at U. Maryland [on Melissa Landa] Legal Insurrection January 30, 2018
Professor Slams College Over Anti-Israel Discrimination [on Melissa Landa] Liberty News Now January 27, 2018
Former U. Maryland Professor Files Federal Discrimination Charge Against College of Education [on Melissa Landa] Washington Free Beacon January 25, 2018
Campus Watch Blog
Title Publication Date
Israel Studies Prof Berates Rabbi for Praying Campus Watch Blog June 1, 2018
Trump Upsets the Academic Foreign Policy Establishment Campus Watch Blog February 20, 2017
Is Iran Ratcheting Up Influence Peddling in American Universities? Campus Watch Blog October 24, 2016