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Middle East Studies: Middle East Studies at Northeastern

A guide to Middle East news sources, web databases, digital libraries, and research tools available at the NU Libraries

Selected NU Faculty Publications

About Middle East Studies at Northeastern

Middle East Studies

Middle East Studies is an undergraduate interdisciplinary program in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. View web site

Major: Students who want to major in Middle East Studies may major in International Affairs with a concentration in the Middle East.  International Affairs, in addition to coursework, requires experiential learning such as a semester study abroad program, two approved Dialogue of Civilizations faculty-led programs, international co-op, or another approved international experience.  Jewish Studies may be a combined major with Religion.

Minor: Students may also take coursework to minor in Middle East Studies or Jewish Studies. See course requirements (PDF)

Director: Valentine Moghadam

Head Advisor: Kimberly Jones

View a list of faculty.


Arabic and Hebrew are taught at Northeastern.  Arabic is also a minor.

Middle East Center

The Middle East Center at Northeastern supports research and promotes interest in the region.

Co-Directors: Dennis Sullivan and Dov Waxman