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Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Genocide Awareness Week at Scottsdale Community College [incl. Taner Akçam, Barlow Der Mugrdechian] The Armenian Mirror-Spectator May 2, 2019
Taner Akçam Lectures at USC The Armenian Mirror-Spectator April 25, 2019
USC Dornsife Professor Blends Academe and Activism [on Laurie Brand] News of USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences (University of Southern California) April 2, 2019
Muslim, Jewish College Presidents Focus on Common Goals with Christian Educators [incl. Hamza Yusuf] Religion News Network February 4, 2019
Middle East Studies Department is First of Its Kind to Focus on Sustainability [incl. Laurie Brand, Richard Bulliet, Ramzi Rouighi] USC News (University of Southern California) November 15, 2018
Newspaper Pledges to Return ISIS Documents to Iraq [incl. MESA, Judith Tucker, Laurie Brand] Al-Fanar Media June 11, 2018
New Program to Tackle Race and Religion The Daily Trojan (student newspaper of the University of Southern California) October 16, 2016
Visiting Professor Speaks on Race and State Power [on Keith Feldman] The Daily Trojan (student newspaper of the University of Southern California) September 26, 2016
USC Dornsife Experts Analyze Europe's Refugee Crisis: Part 2 [incl. Laurie Brand, Robert English, Steven Lamy] USC News (University of Southern California) December 10, 2015
USC Dornsife Experts Analyze Europe's Refugee Crisis [incl. Laurie Brand, Robert English, Steven Lamy] USC News (University of Southern California) December 9, 2015
Oprah Winfrey's 'Belief' Series Sparks More Controversies as it Tackles 'Jihad' Concept [incl. Varun Soni] Christian Today November 6, 2015
'Jihad' Is Simply 'Misunderstood', Claims Muslim Scholar During Segment On Oprah Winfrey's 'Belief' Series [on Varun Soni] Gospel Herald November 6, 2015
"Jihad" is "Misunderstood" Spiritual Struggle, Muslim Scholar Tells Oprah [on Varun Soni] Jihad Watch November 6, 2015
Oprah's Controversial 'Belief' Goes Step Further, Calls Islamic Jihad 'Misunderstood' [on Varun Soni] Charisma News November 5, 2015
Oprah's 'Belief' Series Claims Islamic Jihad Is Misunderstood [on Varun Soni] The Christian Post November 5, 2015
Dr. Sherman Jackson: 'Build People Up, Don't Tear Them Down' The Muslim Observer March 12, 2015
USC scholar discusses American Muslims with President Obama [on Sherman Jackson] USC News (University of Southern California) February 24, 2015
Names of "Muslim Leaders" Who Visited White House This Week Revealed [incl. Sherman Jackson] Fousesquawk Blog February 6, 2015
Obama Quietly Hands Out Names of Muslim Leaders He Met With Privately [incl. Sherman Jackson] The Washington Times February 6, 2015
Muslim-American Leaders Meet with Obama at White House [incl. Sherman Jackson] Detroit Free Press February 5, 2015
Obama Seeks Alliance With Islamic Groups [incl. Sherman Jackson] Daily Caller February 5, 2015
Revealed: Names of Seven American Muslim Leaders at White House 'Anti-Muslim Bigotry' Meeting [incl. Sherman Jackson] Breitbart News February 5, 2015
Lecture at University of Tennessee Did Not Promote Islam [Letter to the Editor; on Sherman Jackson] Knoxville News Sentinel December 15, 2014
Self-Sufficiency Deeply Rooted in Iran's National Culture, Historian Says USC News (University of Southern California) November 13, 2014
Sherman Jackson Takes His Sharia Propaganda to University of Tennessee Fousesquawk Blog October 30, 2014
Southern California Professor Compares Sharia Law, U.S. Constitution [on Sherman Jackson] The Daily Beacon (student newspaper at University of Tennessee Knoxville) October 30, 2014
Speaker Aims to Connect Shari'ah Law with U.S. Constitution [on Sherman Jackson] The Daily Beacon (student newspaper, U. of Tennessee) October 28, 2014
School of Religion to Begin PhD Program for Next Fall [incl. Sherman Jackson] The Daily Trojan (student newspaper of the University of Southern California) October 19, 2014
How to Earn a Doctorate in Religion [incl. Sherman Jackson] USC News (University of Southern California) October 13, 2014
"A Middle East With No Minorities?" [incl. Laurie Brand] Times.am September 30, 2014
Another Approach [on MESA] Inside Higher Ed January 14, 2014
Reza Aslan Discusses Latest Book on Jesus at University of Southern California Daily Trojan (newspaper of University of Southern California) October 24, 2013
University of Southern California Experts Discuss Recent Middle East Crises [incl. Laurie Brand, Sherman Jackson] Neon Tommy (news of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism) September 20, 2013
Panelists Debate the Arab Uprisings in the Middle East [incl. Laurie Brand, Sherman Jackson] The Daily Trojan (student newspaper of the University of Southern California) September 19, 2013
University of Southern California to Offer Iranian Studies Minor for the First Time Ever [incl. Hani Khafipour, Peyman Nojoumian] Payvand Iran News June 5, 2013
Seeking Peace in the Middle East News of University of Southern California July 26, 2012
The Shariah Workshop at Loyola Marymount University [incl. Sherman Jackson, Tariq Ramadan] Fousesquawk Blog April 21, 2012
USC Scholar Named Among the World's 500 Most Influential Muslims [on Sherman Jackson] USC News (news of the University of Southern California) April 4, 2012
Experts Say Muslim Americans Politicized [incl. Sherman Jackson, Najeeba Syeed-Miller] The Daily Trojan (student newspaper of the University of Southern California) March 22, 2012
Iranian Studies Program Launched at University of Southern California [incl. Peyman Nojoumian] National Iranian American Council News February 9, 2012
Interview with USC's Dr. Peyman Nojoumian Payvand News October 31, 2011
USC Dornsife College to Add Minor About Iran The Daily Trojan (student newspaper of University of Southern California) September 7, 2011
Saudi Arabian Dollars Buying American Influence WorldNetDaily July 11, 2011
USC Conference: A Pseudo-Academic Israel Bash [incl. Mahmood Ibrahim and Mohammed Abed] Jerusalem Post May 1, 2011
USC to Offer New Iranian Study Classes [incl. Kevin Van Bladel, Bruce Zuckerman] The Daily Trojan February 11, 2011
Students Ask For Middle Eastern Language Classes The Daily Trojan (University of Southern California) February 25, 2010
Trojans–Under Sufist Control [incl. Laurie Brand] The Tygrrr Express January 21, 2010
Middle Eastern Comedy Festival makes its pitch to Hollywood The Los Angeles Times September 26, 2009
Boycott Promotes Debate [incl. Rashid Khalidi] The Daily Trojan (University of Southern California) February 17, 2009
UCLA: Symposium of Hate and Lies [incl. Lisa Hajjar, UC Santa Barbara, Saree Makdisi, Gabriel Piterberg] CaliforniaRepublic.org January 28, 2009
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
Barack Obama, John McCain - Missing the Mark on the Campaign Trail [incl. Laurie Brand] Imperial Valley News October 16, 2008
Blue State Anti-Semitism In Maryland. Again. [incl. Laurie Brand] Mere Rhetoric September 9, 2008
Laurie Brand Named Carnegie Scholar USC News April 11, 2008
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
Obama Invited Leader Of Terror Co-Conspirator Group To Meeting [incl. Sherman Jackson] Investor's Business Daily February 6, 2015
Sidestepping the Sandstorm? [incl. ASMEA, Bernard Lewis, Bassam Haddad, Juan Cole, Laurie Brand, et al.] National Review Online September 11, 2008
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
New Campus Watch Resource: Professors to Avoid Campus Watch, a Project of the Middle East Forum June 23, 2016
MESA and IIIT: Islamists Infiltrating Academia American Thinker October 30, 2014
Manzar Foroohar: The California Faculty Association's Secret Weapon FrontPage Magazine June 3, 2011
UCLA: Where 'Queer Studies' and Middle East Studies Meet American Thinker October 31, 2010
USC "Middle East Awareness Week" Features the Usual Suspects November 9, 2007
Islamic Economics: What Does It Mean? [incl. Timur Kuran] The Jerusalem Post September 26, 2007
Campus Watch Blog
Title Publication Date
House Democrats Invite Islamist Southern Methodist U. Prof Omar Suleiman to Give Invocation Campus Watch Blog May 13, 2019
Petition to Discipline USC Prof David Kang for Anti-Semitism Campus Watch Blog January 8, 2018
Sharia Advocate & USC Prof Sherman Jackson Opens DNC Campus Watch Blog July 27, 2016
Islamists Sign Statement Condemning Orlando Attack Campus Watch Blog June 14, 2016
Sharia Advocate & USC Prof Sherman Jackson Delivers Muhammad Ali Funeral Eulogy Campus Watch Blog June 9, 2016
UCLA: Where 'Queer Studies' and Middle East Studies Meet Campus Watch Blog October 31, 2010
USC "Middle East Awareness Week" Features the Usual Suspects Campus Watch Blog November 9, 2007