Think tank

Middle East Studies Association

MESA

Washington D.C., United States

The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) is a private, non-profit learned society that brings together scholars, educators and those interested in the study of the region from all over the world. MESA is primarily concerned with the area encompassing Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Israel, Pakistan, and the countries of the Arab World (and their diasporas) from the seventh century to modern times.

Contact details

Website:
https://mesana.org

Address:
George Washington University, 1957 E Street NW, Suite 401, Washington, DC

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Middle East
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1966
Age (years)
Middle East Studies Association
 56
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: 51 founding members
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Middle East Studies Association
 6
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2019
Middle East Studies Association
 4
2017
Middle East Studies Association
 9
% Female staff
2021
Middle East Studies Association
 67%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Middle East Studies Association
 $741,248
United States average
 $21,223,964
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2021)
Middle East Studies Association
 9,836
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Middle East Studies Association
 8,269
Likes (2017)
Middle East Studies Association
 5,861
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Middle East Studies Association
 13,868
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Middle East Studies Association
 10,512
Followers (2019)
Middle East Studies Association
 6,511

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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