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Brooke Bakan
Email: bbakan@upenn.edu
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Anne Betteridge
Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, President of the American Institute of Iranian Studies, 2020-2022
Email: anneb@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall 471
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Martha Castleberry
Business Manager, Senior
TEL: (520) 626-6940
Office: Marshall 420
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Julie Ellison-Speight
Associate Director
Email: jellison@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall 473
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RuthAnn Grumbling
Outreach Assistant
Email: grumbling@email.arizona.edu
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Kris Hogeboom
Business Manager, Sr
TEL: (520) 621-8012
Office: Marshall 343
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Claire Holloway
Student Worker
Email: claireholloway@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5450
Office: Marshall 470
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Rachelle L. Hornby
DCC Associate, Cultural Heritage Education Project
Email: rlhornby@email.arizona.edu
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Scott Jones
Study Abroad Graduate Student Worker
Email: sjones4@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5450
Office: Marshall 470B
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Carlos López Miranda
Email: carloslopezm@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-6940
FAX: (520) 621-7067
Office: Marshall 343
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Mary McLachlan
Research Assistant
Email: mclachlan@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall 472
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Terry Ryan
Program Coordinator, American Institute for Maghrib Studies
Email: tlryan@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-6498
Office: Louise Foucar Marshall Bldg 454
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Ryan Simpson
Student Worker
Email: Simpsonryan001@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 304-2126
Office: 470A
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Renee Spellman
Outreach Assistant
Email: reneespellman@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall 472
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Erin Tyo
Social & Behavioral Sci Admin
Email: etyo@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-3939
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Megan Young
Program Coordinator, Senior
Email: myoung@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5450
Office: Marshall 475
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