CMES Awarded a 2019 Fulbright-Hays Grant

National History Day Donations

Teachers' Curriculum Development Program: Morocco 2019

CMES awarded two US Department of Education Title VI grants

CMES receives a $90K NEH grant

Proposed Federal budget eliminates international education.

CMES announces the three awardees of the CMES Faculty Research Grant for Summer 2017.

Director Betteridge Goes to Washington 

Effects of proposed Federal budget on Title VI programs.

Best Project in Middle Eastern History Award 

Dr. Günel awarded Wenner-Gren

CMES Staff Member Given Award CMES Administrative Associate Megan Young received an Outstanding College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Staff Award at the annual staff appreciation luncheon.

CMES Internship Funding Awardees

FLAS Fellows. 

Dr. Clancy-Smith Becomes Guggenheim Fellow.  

CMES is pleased to announce its participation in a Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad curriculum development project.

CMES Internship Funding will assist undergraduate and graduate students in taking advantage of often unpaid or underpaid internship opportunities. We are currently offering 4 awards and hope to increase this in the future. If you are interested in donating towards student internship funding, please visit

CMES Faculty Research Grants are open to all current UA faculty, including NTT faculty and adjunct faculty. These research grants are meant to support investigative activities, i.e., scholarly efforts to advance knowledge, increase skills, and improve understanding of the Middle East and North Africa, in any academic discipline.

Spring 2017 Film Series- Young Lives: Against the Odds is the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7pm Location: Manuel Pacheco Integrated Learning Center (ILC), Room 150, 1500 E. University Blvd. Free and open to the public. All films have subtitled or spoken English

CMES Instagram: We now have an Instagram account! Follow us @cmes_ua.