Staff & Administration

Staff and Administration
Islamic. Shamsa Medallion, 1499-1699. The Art Institute of Chicago.

Faculty Administration

Ahmed El Shamsy | Department Chair

Augusta McMahon | Director of Graduate Studies, Ancient Fields

Holly Shissler | Director of Graduate Studies, Modern Fields

Hervé Reculeau | Director of Undergraduate Studies


Department Staff

Sarah Hill | Department Manager

Annie Diamond | Academic Affairs Coordinator

Salma Tahrani | Department Assistant



The NELC office is currently open 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.

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