A national network of resources and information about the Middle East

MEOC members belong to a community of outreach professionals and educators dedicated to disseminating apolitical and nonpartisan information, resources and activities furthering understanding about the Middle East. We have a variety of membership categories, reflecting our diverse membership of K-12 teachers, post-secondary instructors, and outreach professionals.

Membership Categories and Benefits

FREE Access Membership
•    Electronic copies of “Perspectives”
•    A directory with contact information of members (institutional, plus self-selecting individual members)
•    Information about academic and educational events pertaining to the Middle East
•    Information about professional development and funding opportunities
•    Resources for teaching about the Middle East
•    Book award results, plus updates on new publications, films and other media pertaining to the Middle East
•    Right to post on the MEOC listserv (NOTE: Films, books, and other products may only be announced once per year.)

Outreach Professional Membership
•    $25 for outreach professionals; free for lifetime achievement award winners
•    Everything that comes with an Access membership, plus:
•    A hard copy of “Perspectives”
•    Right to vote and participate in MEOC decision-making processes (nominating, voting for a board member, nominating and deliberating on the book award team; participating in bylaws change discussions and voting for changes)
•    Opportunities to produce instructional materials, present in classrooms and design training
•    Opportunity to be apply for travel award to attend MESA

Educator membership
•    $10 for K-12 teachers only; free for lifetime achievement award winners
•    Everything that comes with the Outreach Professional membership

Institutional Membership
•    $100 for institutional members (must be institutions of higher learning or non- or not-for-profit organizations)
• Everything that comes with an Outreach Professional membership, plus
•    25 hard copies of Perspectives
•    Two Outreach Professional memberships for outreach personnel employed by the institution
•    An unlimited number of Access memberships
•    An institutional page on the MEOC website

If you have any questions about membership, please contact:
Elisheva Cohen
Outreach Coordinator, International Affairs
elisheva.l.cohen@pdx.edu
(503) 725 5054
Portland State University
International Affairs (MESC)
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207


MEOC Membership Application Form

Complete the form below if you would like to become a free or paying member. You will be sent instructions for payment and membership confirmation to the email you provide below.

*Your Name (first and last)

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 Free Access Membership Outreach Professional Membership Educator Membership Joint MEOC/MESA Membership Institutional Membership

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