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Lemberg HallThe Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Program is located in Lemberg Hall. Get directions to our offices and the Brandeis campus.

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Program
Mailstop 010
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453


Faculty and Staff

Nader Habibi
Nader Habibi
Program Chair
781-736-5325 Lemberg Hall (Crown Center), 224
Office Hours: Mon., 11 a.m.–12 p.m. and Thurs., 2–3 p.m.
Karen Spira
Karen Spira
Program Coordinator
781-736-5339 Lemberg Hall (Crown Center), 113

Undergraduate Departmental Representative

Isaac Zukin
Isaac Zukin
Class of 2019

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 program, Isaac is the General Manager of WBRS, Brandeis' radio station, and a consultant at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies.