AIMS @ MESA 2022

Denver, Colorado
December 1-4, 2022
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

AIMS holds its annual board and business meetings in conjunction with the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, this year in Denver, Colorado. The AIMS annual business meeting is open to all members and potential members and provides an opportunity for AIMS colleagues to connect and learn more about AIMS’ achievements and initiatives, and includes reports from your Overseas Research Center Directors and more.

AIMS Annual Business Meeting 2022
Thursday, December 1, 2022
All members, potential members and interested parties are welcome!



2022 L. Carl Brown Book Prize winner: TBA

2022 AIMS Sponsored Panels: TBA

2022 Jeanne Jeffers Mrad Awards: TBA


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 Center Directors are part of the AIMS steering committee. Past officers and directors are often asked to attend in an advisory capacity.

Current AIMS Board: (through year listed)

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

2024: Mona Atia, George Washington University
2024: Elizabeth Bishop, Texas State University
2024: Kevin Blankinship, Brigham Young University

AIMS Officers, Staff and Advisors:
James Miller, President
Allen Fromherz, Immediate Past President
Yael Warshel, Vice President
Mia Fuller, Treasurer
Gwyneth Talley, Secretary
Terry Ryan, AIMS US Director
Robert Parks, CEMA Director
Laryssa Chomiak, CEMAT Director
Jennifer Rasamimanana, TALIM Director
Rick Spees, CAORC Director
I. William Zartman, Founding Member