Faculty & Staff

Islamic Studies faculty members are based in various departments in the humanities, social sciences and professional schools.


Chair: Khaled M. Abou El Fadl, JD., PhD (Law)

Asli Ü. Bâli, JD, PhD, Law
Ali Behdad, PhD, Comparative Literature, English
Michael D. Cooperson, PhD, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Osman M. Galal, M.D., PhD, Community Health Sciences
Nile S. Green, PhD, History
Sondra Hale, PhD, Anthropology, Women’s Studies
Aamir R. Mufti, PhD, Comparative Literature
Allen F. Roberts, PhD,  World Arts and Cultures/Dance
Asma Sayeed, PhD Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Susan E. Slyomovics, PhD, Anthropology, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Dominic R. Thomas, PhD, Comparative Literature, French and Francophone Studies



Magda Yamamoto, Academic Counselor
UCLA International Institute Academic Programs
Office of Academic Advising
10373 Bunche Hall, Mail Code 148703
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487
Tel: 310-206-6571

Academic Counseling drop in hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 11:30 am and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm in 10373 Bunche (10th floor)


Affiliated Faculty


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