Middle East and North Africa Politics (Section 49)

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The Middle East and North Africa Politics Section is an academic society at the American Political Science Association (APSA), established to support, develop and publish research on the politics of the MENA region utilizing interdisciplinary methodological, theoretical and empirical tools. It seeks to fully integrate the rigorous study of the politics of the Middle East with the broader discipline of Political Science, to serve as an institutional home for the community of political scientists dedicated to the Middle East, and to fully integrate scholars from the MENA region and diverse scholars from the United States into the global study of Middle East politics.

Founded: 2018
Yearly membership dues: $10 for Professional Members; $0 for Targeted International Members; $0 for Student Members

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Section Officers

Marc Lynch
George Washington University

Lindsay Benstead
Portland State University

Steven Brooke
University of Wisconsin

Bassel Salloukh, Lebanese American University
Jillian Schwedler, Hunter College

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