Expert Directory

Pitzer College faculty experts are ready to assist the members of the media on a variety of topics. If you do not find the topic you’re looking for, contact Anna Chang at 909.607.0491 or

Middle East:

Ahmed Alwishah

Ahmed Alwishah, PhD

Islamic theology; Islamic culture; Political conflicts in Iraq; Middle Eastern philosophy; Intellectual culture of the Middle East 2003 War

Lako Tongun, PhD

African and Third-World Politics; Civil wars in Africa; Darfur; Developmental economics (Third World); Global economic development in third world countries; Global genocide; Globalization; Islamic religion; Israeli policy/conflicts; Middle East politics; Political Economy; Sudan; War in the Middle East.

Harmony O'Rouke

Harmony O'Rourke, PhD

Colonialism; Cultural reproduction of minority communities; Gender; Islam; Marriage; Masculinity; Modern Africa; Nigeria; Slavery and Slave trading; the Hausa Diaspora in Cameroon; Migration; Womanhood