Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. The Center for Middle Eastern Studies office is closed to the public, but you can reach us, Monday–Friday 8:30am-5pm, please refer to our CMES Contacts page

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The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at the University of Arizona (UA) supports and promotes Middle East language and Middle East studies-related teaching and research throughout the University, and fosters understanding of the Middle East through an extensive program of outreach to schools and the wider community.

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Teachers Collaborating Across Borders (TCAB): Online Program for US and Middle East/North African Teachers
A Virtual Exchange Program for the 2020-2021 School Year  Description of the Program:      The TCAB program is a unique opportunity for teachers...
Community college professors present creative ways to internationalize the curriculum at ICC 2020
    Whether it is through courses on wartime poetry, water sustainability in Morocco, reflections on ancestry or a reality-call to contemporary...
CMES Awarded a 2020 Fulbright-Hays Grant
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies has received a U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays grant of $86,902 to take 2 trip leaders and 14 K-12...
CMES welcomes Assistant Professor Laura Goffman to the UA!
CMES is pleased to announce that Dr. Laura Goffman will be the new Assistant Professor of Health Studies of the Middle East and North Africa in the...
National History Day
Help Cholla High School students to learn more about the Middle East – and get an early start on their University of Arizona studies. Cholla is...

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Center for Middle Eastern Studies
845 N. Park Avenue
Marshall Bldg Room 470
P.O.Box 210158-B
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
Tel: (520) 621-5450
Fax: (520) 621-9257
sbs-cmes@email.arizona.edu

Center Director

Anne H. Betteridge
845 N. Park Avenue
Marshall Bldg Room 471
P.O.Box 210158-B
Tel: (520) 621-5456
Fax: (520) 621-9257
anneb@email.arizona.edu