MEMP Executive Committee

The MEMP Executive Board consists of both elected and ex-officio members.

Elected members of the Executive Board are: six (6) representatives of member institutions.

Ex-officio members of the Executive Board are: a representative designated by CRL, the Head of the Library of Congress Near East Section or a nominee, and the current President of the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA).

Current Committee

Sean Swanick, MEMP Chair (2019-2020) & Member of MEMP Exec (2017-2020), Duke University

Roberta Dougherty, MEMP Secretary (2019-2020) & Member of MEMP Exec (2019-2022), Yale University

Guy Burak (2017-2020), New York University

Michael Hopper (2018–2021), Harvard University

Peter Magierski (2019-2022), Columbia University

Marlis Saleh  (2018-2021), University of Chicago

Ex-officio Members

Joan S. Weeks, Library of Congress

Judy Alspach, Center for Research Libraries

Laila Hussein Moustafa, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (MELA Chair)

November 17, 1964 edition of Le Journal de Teheran

MEMP has microfilmed several years of the French-language newspaper Le Journal de Teheran, published during the reign of the last Shah of Iran. Issues from 1949–56, 1960–62, and 1964–67 are now available for borrowing by CRL members.