Middle East Studies Association

Founded: 1966    Admitted to ACLS: 1988
The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) is a non-profit association that fosters the study of the Middle East, promotes high standards of scholarship and teaching, and encourages public understanding of the region and its peoples through programs, publications and services that enhance education, further intellectual exchange, recognize professional distinction, and defend academic freedom in accordance with its status as a 501(c)(3) scientific, educational, literary, and charitable organization.

CEO Representative and Society Contact

Jeffrey Reger
Executive Director
Middle East Studies Association


Judith E Tucker
Georgetown University
term ends 12/31/2024


Dina R. Khoury
The George Washington University
term ends 10/31/2021


Individual: 2,844

Institutional: 51


10/28/2021 - 10/31/2021 Montreal, Canada
12/1/2022 - 12/4/2022 Denver, CO
11/18/2023 - 11/21/2023 Washington, DC