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After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East

Dr. Shadi Mokhtari, alumna of the School of International Service, announces the publication of her new book, After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East. After Abu Ghraib explores the intersection of three human rights struggles in the post-9/11 era. The book provides considerable insight into the centrality of human rights in current developments in the Middle East. Dr. Mokhtari is co-winner of the 2010 American Politcal Science Association Human Rights Section Best Book Award.


Kuwait: too much politics, or not enough?

Check out Dr. Kristin Diwan's thought-provoking article on Kuwait on the Foreign Policy blog's Middle East Channel. Click here to read the article.



"Vlogs" Bring Middle Eastern Scholars' Work to Greater Audiences

SPA Associate Professor Diane Singerman pioneers multifaceted, multimedia program to bring diverse perspectives on the Middle East to the public forefront.


AU Student News

SPA doctoral candidate in political science Sarah Fischer explores the politics of the headscarf in Turkey.


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