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Faculty and Staff 
Dr. Amy Alice Zenger, Associate Professor of English, Acting Director (az07@aub.edu.lb)
 
Amy A. Zenger received her M.A. at Portland State University, and her PhD at the University of New Hampshire in 2004. Her research interests include composition pedagogy; writing center and Writing across the Curriculum theory and practice; critical race theory; and the relationship between visual and verbal texts. She teaches writing courses and is working on a book about race and the formation of university composition programs in America in the nineteenth century. Her most recent publication, edited with Bronwyn T. Williams, is New Media Literacies and participatory Popular Culture Across Borders.
 
phone: +961 1 350000 ext. 4198
Bldg. 37 (behind the Old Lee Observatory), Room 303


Nancy Batakji Sanyoura, Program Coordinator
(nb22@aub.edu.lb)

Nancy Batakji Sanyoura received her MA in Public Administration from the American University of Beirut in June 2009. She began working as the first administrative assistant at CASAR – AUB. Currently, she is the Program Coordinator of CASAR. Prior to that, Nancy worked at The Arab Thought Foundation as a Public Relations Assistant and helped in organizing the Foundation’s First and Second Annual conferences. Nancy was associate editor of the proceedings volumes of CASAR’s three previous conferences. She has participated in media outreach workshops for civil society practitioners.

phone: +961 1 350000 ext. 4195
Fax: +961 1 744461
Bldg. 37 (behind the Old Lee Observatory), Room 301
 
 

Executive Committee

Dr. Adam John Waterman                  Department of English (
aw06@aub.edu.lb) 
Dr. Sirene Harb                                     Department of English (sh03@aub.edu.lb) 
Dr. Hatem El Hibri                                 Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies (he56@aub.edu.lb)
Dr. Danyel Reiche                                 Department of Political Studies and Public Administration (dr09@aub.edu.lb)
Dr. Paul Du Quenoy                               Department of History and Archaeology (pd05@aub.edu.lb)

International Advisory Board (IAB)

Dr. Alex Lubin                                       University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
                                                                (alubin@unm.edu)
Dr. Amy Kaplan                                    University of Pennsylvania
                                                                (amkaplan@sas.upenn.edu)  
Dr. Marwan Kraidy                               University of Pennsylvania
                                                                (mkraidy@asc.upenn.edu
Dr. Mounira Soliman                           The American University in Cairo
                                                                (mouniras@yahoo.com)
Dr. Moustafa Bayoumi                        CUNY, Brooklyn College
                                                                (bayoumi@brooklyn.cuny.edu)
Dr. Ruth Wilson Gilmore                    CUNY
                                                                 (ruthie@igc.org)

Current Visiting Professors

Steven Salaita, Edward Said Chair of American Studies (ss202@aub.edu.lb)

Steven Salaita is the Edward Said Chair of American Studies. His latest book, due October 2016, is “Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine”.

Instructors

Arabelle Barbir (ae94@aub.edu.lb)

Kamil Wazne (kw07@aub.edu.lb)

 Previous Faculty/Staff Members

 

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