Project Team

Depending on public health guidelines related to COVID-19, plans for a residential offering are subject to change.


Dr. Jason Zaborowski - Co-Director, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Bradley University.

Dr. Nelly van Doorn-Harder - Co-Director, Religious Studies, Wake Forest University.

Affiliate Faculty

Dr. David Bertaina, History Department, U. of Illinois, Springfield.

Dr. Akram Khater, Khayrallah Center, North Carolina State U.

Dr. Maged Mikhail, History Department, California State University, Fullerton

Dr. Carolyn Ramzy, Ethnomusicology, Carleton University.

Dr. Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, Theology, Marquette University.

Dr. Anba Suriel, Coptic Bishop, Diocese of Los Angeles.

Dr. Mark N. Swanson, Christian-Muslim Studies, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago.

Dr. Deanna Ferree Womack, Theology, Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

The Middle Eastern Christianity NEH Summer Institute has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.

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