AIMS at MESA 2018
November 15-18, 2018
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Each year the AIMS board meets in conjunction with the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting. Following the AIMS board meeting, all members and potential members are invited to attend the AIMS business meeting. Please join us in San Antonio, November 15-18, 2018.

2018 Annual Board Meeting:
Closed meeting limited to board members, officers, directors, staff and invited guests; All other interested parties are invited to attend the AIMS Business Meeting

2018 Annual Business Meeting:

Thursday, November 15th, 3:00pm – 4:15pm, Bowie C (2)

AIMS Grants Information Session
Thursday, November 15, 4:15-4:45pm, Bowie C (2)

2018 AIMS Sponsored Panels:

[P5058] Colonial Rule and Modern Identity in Morocco (Friday, 11/16/18, 11:00am)
[P5135] Where is the Maghreb? Problematizing a Liminal Space (Friday, 11/16/18, 1:30pm)

2018 Jeanne Jeffers Mrad Travel Awards:


AIMS nine member Board of Directors serve three year terms. Annually, two are selected from the Institutional Members and one from the general membership. Officers, staff and Overseas Research Directors are part of AIMS steering committee. Past officers and directors are often asked to attend in an advisory capacity.

Current AIMS Board: (through year listed)
2018: Vacant
2018: Doris Gray, Al Akhawayn University
2018: Jacob Mundy, Colgate University

2019: Benjamin Brower, University of Texas at Austin
2019: Murian Davis, University of California, Santa Cruz
2019: Camilo-Gomez-Rivas, University of California, Santa Cruz

2020: Brock Cutler, Radford University
2020: Hussein Fancy, University of Michigan
2020: Yael Warshel, Pennsylvania State University

AIMS Officers, Staff and Advisors:
Allen Fromherz, President
Jonathan Wyrtzen, Vice President
Mia Fuller, Treasurer
Diana Wylie, Secretary
Terry Ryan, AIMS US Director
Robert Parks, CEMA Director
Laryssa Chomiak, CEMAT Director
John Davison, TALIM Director
Rick Spees, CAORC Interim Director
I. William Zartman, Founding Member