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The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies program offices are located in Lemberg Hall, across from Usdan and between the Castle and Schwartz Hall. Get directions to campus.

For more information about the program contact:

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Program
The Crown Center
Brandeis University
415 South Street, MS 010
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453

If you are currently a student at Brandeis and wish to be added to the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies LISTSERV, please email

Program Chair
Professor Nader Habibi
Office: Lemberg Hall 226
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30 to 3:30 pm and by appointment

Program Coordinator
Karen Spira
Office: Lemberg Hall 203

Program Coordinator Karen Spira 

Undergraduate Departmental Representative
Isaac Zukin


Isaac is a senior at Brandeis majoring in International & Global Studies and Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies with a minor in Arabic. He spent a semester in Amman, Jordan where he continued his study of Arabic. Besides being a UDR of the IMES department, Isaac is the General Manager of WBRS, Brandeis' radio station, and a consultant at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies.