Near Eastern Studies

Near Eastern Studies

Brann, Ross | Milton R. Konvitz Professor of Judeo-Islamic Studies
Department of Near Eastern Studies
Campus address: 405 White Hall
Contact:  (607) 255-5450 | rb23@cornell.edu

Specializations:  Judeo-Islamic studies; Islamic Spain.

Haines-Eitzen, Kim | Associate Professor
Department of Near Eastern Studies (chair)
Campus address: 409 White Hall
Contact: (607) 255-2519 | kjh10@cornell.edu

Specializations: Early Christianity and early Judaism; religion in Late Antiquity; text transmission in Late Antiquity; asceticism and monasticism.

Powers, David S. | Professor
Director, Medieval Studies Program
Department of Near Eastern Studies (Director of Graduate Studies)
Campus address: 421 White Hall
Contact: (607) 255-6275 | dsp4@cornell.edu

Specializations:  Medieval Islamic history and law.

Toorawa, Shawkat | Associate Professor
Department of Near Eastern Studies
Campus address: 408 White Hall
Contact: (607) 255-1330 |  smt24@cornell.edu

Specializations:  Classical and medieval Arabic literature, modern Arabic poetry, plural Islam, and the Indian Ocean.