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The Middle East Journal

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)  Middle East J.
Language  English
Publication history  1947-present
Discipline  Middle Eastern studies
Edited by  Michael Collins Dunn
Publisher  Middle East Institute (United States)

The Middle East Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Middle East Institute (Washington, D.C.). It was established in 1947 and covers research on the modern Middle East, including political, economic, and social developments and historical events in North Africa, the Middle East, Caucasus, and Central Asia. The editor-in-chief is Michael Collins Dunn.



The Middle East Institute was founded in 1946 to promote the study of the region in a modern, policy-relevant context. From its outset, one of its priorities was "[t]he editing and publishing of an authoritative journal on Middle Eastern affairs." Accordingly, the first issue of the journal appeared in January 1947.

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Book Review Index, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, EBSCO databases, Index Islamicus, International Political Science Abstracts, ProQuest databases, Scopus, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 0.605.


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