Faculty and Staff


Program Coordinator


Majd

Majd Al-Mallah

Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Modern Languages and Literatures
Area of Interest: Arabic language and literature
616-331-3634
B-2-218 Mackinac Hall
almallam@gvsu.edu


Faculty


Gamal Gasim

Gamal Gasim

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Area and Global Studies
Political Science Department

Areas of Interest: Comparative Politics, Middle Eastern Politics
616-331-8106
111 Lake Ontario Hall
gasimg@gvsu.edu


Affiliate Faculty


Maj

Majd Al-Mallah

Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Modern Languages and Literatures
Area of Interest: Arabic language and literature
616-331-3634
B-2-218 Mackinac Hall
almallam@gvsu.edu

Abdullah

Abdullah F. Alrebh

Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Sociology
616-331-3794
2161 AuSable Hall
alrebhab@gvsu.edu

David Alvarez

David Alvarez

Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas
English Department
Areas of Interest: Contemporary cross-Mediterranean migrations in literature, photography, and film, Contemporary South African literature in English, Colonialism and Postcoloniality in Gibraltar
616-331-3581
272 Lake Huron Hall
alvarezd@gvsu.edu

Ashley Bisutti

Visiting Faculty Member
ABD, Indiana University
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Areas of Interest: Arabic language and literature and Pedagogy
616-331-8953
MAK B-2-220
bissutia@gvsu.edu

Sigrid Danielson

Sigrid Danielson

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Department of Art and Design 
616-331-2574 
1118 Calder Fine Arts Center
danielsi@gvsu.edu 

Danielle DeMuth

Danielle M. DeMuth

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Toledo
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
616-331-8114
218 Lake Ontario Hall
demuthd@gvsu.edu

Coeli Fitzpatrick

Coeli Fitzpatrick

Professor
Ph.D., Binghamton University-State University of New York
Frederik Meijer Honors College
Areas of Interest: Philosophy, Middle East Studies
616-331-3748
125 Frederik Meijer Honors College 
fitzpaco@gvsu.edu

James Goode

James Goode

Professor (Retired)
Ph.D., Indiana University
History Department
Areas of Interest: US Foreign Relations, Middle East, 20th-century US
goodej@gvsu.edu

Sheldon Kopperl

Sheldon Kopperl

Professor (Retired)
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Liberal Studies Department
kopperls@gvsu.edu

Chad Lingwood

Chad Lingwood

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto
History Department
Areas of Interest: Middle East History, History of Iran
616-331-8697
D-1-122 Mackinac Hall
lingwoch@gvsu.edu

Muaz Redzic

Muaz Redzic

Part-time Faculty
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Foundation
Area and Global Studies
616-331-8110
110 Lake Ontario Hall
redzicm@gvsu.edu

Mark Schaub

Mark Schaub

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University
Chief International Officer
Padnos International Center
616-331-3898
130 Lake Ontario Hall
schaubm@gvsu.edu

Mark Schwartz

Mark Schwartz

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Anthropology Department
Areas of Interest: Anthropology, Archaeology of the Near East
616-331-8518
220 Lake Michigan Hall
schwamar@gvsu.edu