The Makhzoumi Graduate Scholarship in Lebanese Studies
The Recipients of the Makhzoumi Graduate Scholarship in Lebanese Studies in 2020
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science
Research project: As part of his doctoral dissertation, Noureddin Zaamout critically examines the colonial history, post-colonial politics and contemporary social activism in Lebanon in relations to the larger context of the Levant, and the post-Arab Spring in Syria.
Ph.D Candidate, Department of Political Science
Research project: As part of his doctoral dissertation, Ehsan Kashfi critically examines the nature of political authority in Shia Islam, as well as the historical roots and development of contemporary politicized Shia Islam and the contribution of the Lebanese ulama of Jabal Amil, who migrated to the Safavid Iran in the 16th century.