Members of the media may directly contact:
Costanza Musu (English and French)
Thomas Juneau (English and French)
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Faculty of Social Sciences
's research focuses on politics and conflicts in the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy in the region and Canadian foreign and defence policy.
Ruby Dagher (English, French and Arabic)
focuses on conflicts in the Middle East.
"There are a number of concerns, from the inhumanity displayed by the politicians and armies of both Hamas and Israel; the lack of real understanding of how people in Gaza live and who they support; the factors that led up to these horrific events on both sides; the need to pull back for the sake of humanity; and the inhumane manner in which many Israeli officials and those of the western world view Palestinians."
Noomane Raboudi (English and French)
- Arab-Muslim politics
- Conflicts and peace processes in the Middle East
- Obstacles to development in the Middle East and North Africa
- Islam, democracy and human rights
Saeid Mirzaei Yengejeh (English only)
s expertise in international law and international organizations allows him to discuss the conflict from the perspective of the UN, where he spent 30 years. He teaches the law of international organizations and can discuss different aspects of international law and relations, including the law of armed conflict.
Jan Claudius Völkel (English and German)
Professor Völkel's expertise includes:
- Middle East and North Africa
- Euro-Mediterranean relations, including Mediterranean migration
- European Union foreign policy