As South Asia is the most rapidly growing and dynamic region in the world today, we believe in insuring our students are proficient in the languages and knowledgeable in the histories, politics and cultures of the region.


Jonathan Berkey

  • James B. Duke Professor of History

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • The Middle East
  • The Islamic World
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Bill Mahony

  • Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion
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Dave Martin

  • Professor of Economics
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Sarah Waheed

  • Assistant Professor of History | Director of Davidson in India

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • India, Pakistan
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Syed Rizwan Zamir

  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies
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Miriam Jacobson

  • Departmental Coordinator
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