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Crown Books

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies supports it's scholars to author in depth books on critical topics in the region. Read about the Crown Book collection


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Crown Essays

Crown Essays are monograph-length commentaries intended to foster debate on contemporary issues related to the Middle East. Based on works of scholarship, this series allows for the authors to engage with and contribute to important issues in the region in an essay format. Read all Crown Essays


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Crown Papers

The Crown Papers are double-blind peer-reviewed monographs covering a wide-range of scholarship on the Middle East, including works
of history, economics, politics, and anthropology. This publication series succeeds the Center's earlier Working Papers and aims to showcase the scholarship of the Center's postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and Research Fellows.Read all Crown Papers


Middle East Brief

Middle East Briefs

In late December 2005, the Crown Center launched a new publication, Middle East Brief. Parallel to the Center’s scholarly work, the publication, targeted primarily at decision-makers and opinion leaders, provides a brief analysis of a single issue at the top of the region’s political, social, or economic agenda. Read all Middle East Briefs


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Working Papers

Working Papers are article-length scholarly works in progress by Crown Center researchers. They aim to reflect the wide range of scholarship conducted by various faculty, senior, and junior fellows during their stay at the Crown Center. These articles have not undergone peer-review and may only be downloaded for personal use. Permission for attribution lies solely with the Working Paper’s author. Read all Working Papers