AIMS at MESA 2021
October 28-31, 2021
Montreal, Canada

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.

AIMS & MESA 2021
October 28-31, 2021
Montreal, Canada

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AIMS @ MESA 2021
2021 AIMS Sponsored Panels:

2021 Jeanne Jeffers Mrad 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)

2021: Ali Akhtar, Bates College
2021: Chouki El Hamel, Arizona State University
2021: Quinn Mecham, Brigham Young University

2022: Paul Love, Al Akhawayn University
2022: Jacob Mundy, Colgate University
2022: Michael Toler, Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT

2023: Nabil Boudraa, Oregon State University
2023: Gwyneth Talley, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2023: Yael Warshel, Pennsylvania State University

AIMS Officers, Staff and Advisors:
Allen Fromherz, President
James Miller, 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 Director
I. William Zartman, Founding Member