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Madelyn Haden

May 7, 2021

Congratulations to Madelyn Haden on her MESAS honors thesis,
sharing stories of undocumented migrants in Morocco and
how current policies affect their health care access and social integration.

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Yaza Sarieh

February 25, 2021

Congratulations to MESAS alum, Yaza Sarieh
for being named to the 2021-2022 class of Luce Scholars!

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Emory Fulbright 8.26.20

August 26, 2020

Congratulations to MESAS alumni, Zoe Robbin (19C) and MK Healy (20C)
regarding their Fulbright activities

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 Q&A Perry and Levin

July 30, 2020

"Studying Past and Present: Q&A with Craig Perry and Geoff Levin"

Read article with two MESAS/TIJS faculty


Gordon Newby April 2019

Emory News - April 5, 2019

MESAS hosts a conference in honor of Gordon Newby
"Investigating the Sectarian Milieu: Studies in Late Antiquity,
Judaism, Christianity and Islam"

View photos from the conference


Ruby Lal book

Emory News - August 2, 2018

MESAS faculty, Ruby Lal's new book explores the life of Nur Jahan

View story on Emory News here


Sara Frank 6.19.18

Emory News - June 19, 2018

MESAS alum, Sara Frank receives national leadership award

View story on Emory News here



Emory News - April 26, 2018

Harshita Kamath will join MESAS faculty in fall 2018

View story on Emory News here


Oded Borowski 3.29.18

MESAS News - March 29, 2018

MESAS hosts a celebration in honor of founding faculty, Oded Borowski

View photos of event (with thanks to Myron McGhee)

View video of event (with thanks to Hal Jacobs)


Margariti and Anastasopoulos

Emory News - October 4, 2017

MESAS faculty, Roxani Margariti received a Greek Diaspora Fellowship to design and teach
a graduate seminar at the University of Crete

View story on Emory News here

Crawford and Jardeleza

Emory News - May 1, 2017

MESAS graduating senior, Darby Jardeleza (right) receives the Louis B. Sudler Prize in the Arts

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Kadiatay Sy

Emory News - March 6, 2017

MESAS alum, Kadiata Sy is named to the 2017-18 Luce Scholars Program

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Emilia Truluck

Emory News - November 28, 2016

MESAS alum, Emilia Truluck is selected for prestigious Marshall Scholarship

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Zeena Lattouf

Emory News - April 27, 2016

MESAS student, Zeena Lattouf produces documentary film regarding Syrian refugees in Jordan

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Emory News - November 21, 2015

MESAS student, Leah Micahlove is selected as Rhodes Scholar

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Rao Professorship

Emory Report – September 22, 2015

MESAS faculty, V. Narayana Rao is appointed as first person to hold
the newly established Visweswara Rao and Sita Koppaka Professorship
in Telugu Culture, Literature and History

View story on Emory News here

Arabic Studies Major

Emory Report – May 7, 2015

MESAS establishes a new major in Arabic Studies 

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MESAS News Letter

MESAS Newsletter - Spring 2015

Click here to access pdf version of the newsletter

Bobby Jones Scholars

Emory Report – March 16, 2015

Three MESAS students are awarded Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarships
to study abroad at University of St. Andrews in Scotland;
Kate Cyr, Peter Habib, Kadiata Sy

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