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.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Both male and female co-founders
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2022): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2021): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male