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
58 
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: 51 founding members
Founder gender: Both male and female co-founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Jeffrey D. Reger
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Middle East Studies Association
 5
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Middle East Studies Association
 6
2019
Middle East Studies Association
 4
% Female staff
2023
Middle East Studies Association
 60%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Middle East Studies Association
 67%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Middle East Studies Association
 $741,248
United States average
 $20,875,302
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2023)
Middle East Studies Association
 10,684
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Middle East Studies Association
 10,509
Likes (2021)
Middle East Studies Association
 9,836
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Middle East Studies Association
 15,700
United States average
 38,523
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Middle East Studies Association
 13,868
Followers (2021)
Middle East Studies Association
 10,512

Data notes

Last updated: 26/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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