ARCHIVED: History faculty member Fawaz Gerges named inaugural director of The London School of Economics and Political Science's Middle East Centre

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

National media outlets, including , report on The London School of Economics and Political Science's launch of The Middle East Centre, a multidisciplinary research center focused on modern Middle Eastern cultures, societies, economics, and international relations. Fawaz Gerges, holder of SLC's Christian A. Johnson Chair in International Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies, will serve as the Centre's inaugural director, collaborating with Middle Eastern universities, scholars, civil society, and policy makers in speaking to a global audience about the region's strengths and challenges.