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Congratulations to MESAS student, Alexa Mohsenzadeh for being Emory's first
recipient of the prestigious George W. Mitchell Scholarship.
With Dr. Roxani Margariti, MESAS is pleased to co-organize the Red Sea Project X Conference
in Rethymno, Greece in July 2022. The conference series is an international forum for
interdisciplinary research focused on the Red Sea as a diachronic geohistorical unit.
For more information, visit the conference website.
March 22, 2022
Congratulations to MESAS student, Sojourner Hunt (second from left in photo above)
for being awarded the Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship, to study abroad at University
of St. Andrews in Scotland.
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.
February 25, 2021
Congratulations to MESAS alum, Yaza Sarieh
for being named to the 2021-2022 class of Luce Scholars!
Read story on Emory News
August 26, 2020
Congratulations to MESAS alumni, Zoe Robbin (19C) and MK Healy (20C)
regarding their Fulbright activities
July 30, 2020
"Studying Past and Present: Q&A with Craig Perry and Geoff Levin"
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"
Emory News - August 2, 2018
MESAS faculty, Ruby Lal's new book explores the life of Nur Jahan
Emory News - June 19, 2018
MESAS alum, Sara Frank receives national leadership award
Emory News - April 26, 2018
Harshita Kamath will join MESAS faculty in fall 2018
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)
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
Emory News - May 1, 2017
MESAS graduating senior, Darby Jardeleza (right) receives the Louis B. Sudler Prize in the Arts
Emory News - March 6, 2017
MESAS alum, Kadiata Sy is named to the 2017-18 Luce Scholars Program
Emory News - November 28, 2016
MESAS alum, Emilia Truluck is selected for prestigious Marshall Scholarship
Emory News - April 27, 2016
MESAS student, Zeena Lattouf produces documentary film regarding Syrian refugees in Jordan
Emory News - November 21, 2015
MESAS student, Leah Micahlove is selected as Rhodes Scholar
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
Emory Report – May 7, 2015
MESAS establishes a new major in Arabic Studies
MESAS Newsletter - Spring 2015
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