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Middle Eastern Studies Program - Maxwell School, Syracuse University

The Middle Eastern Studies Program (MESP)   was established in 2003 to expose students to the diverse cultures, languages, literatures, religions, and political systems of the Middle East.

Syracuse University Libraries provide access to printed, electronic,and multi-media sources ( books, journals, newspapers, videos & films, maps, atlases,etc.) to meet the academic needs of the faculty and students of MESP. 

SU Library Website


Start your research at the Syracuse University Library's website.  From here you can: search for books, videos, databases that offer access to journal and newspaper articles, electronic sources, multimedia and web links. 

Start with the Library's Research Assistance page to begin your research strategy, to get help with Library collections, and for advanced research tips and tools.

Subject Guide

Janet Pease
Bird Library

(315) 443-9768


Contact one of our subject specialist librarians for research assistance in areas related to Middle Eastern Studies:

African Diaspora, Anthropology, Sociology:
Bonnie Ryan

Geography & Maps:
John Olson

Lydia Wasylenko

International Relations:
Michael Pasqualoni

Patrick Williams


SU Subject Librarians

There are other Subject Specialist librarians at SU besides the ones above, who have expertise in specific topics of research and who are available during office hours, via email and by appointment.