Prof. Christophe Rico, Director
Research interests: Greek Semantics, General Linguistics.
Other activities: Professor of Greek at the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Française
Dr. Mercedes Rubio, Director of Research, Director of Institutional Relations
Research interests: Ancient Greek and Medieval Latin Philosophy, transmission of Greek texts into the Latin West.
Other Activities: Member of the Corpus Thomisticum project.
Eyal Nahum, Hebrew Department Coordinator
Research interests: General Syntax, Syntax of Biblical Hebrew, Language Pedagogics.
Other Activities: Hebrew Coordinator at the Polis Institute.
Henri Gourinard, Academic Director
Research interests: Urban history of the medieval and early modern Levant; Travel and Pilgrimage literature; Latin East.
Other activities: PhD candidate at Bordeaux III University (France).
Maram Jaraysi, Arabic Department Coordinator
Research interests: Arabic Language and Literature, Islamic Studies
Other activities: Instructor of Modern Standard Arabic and Palestinian Colloquial Arabic at the Polis Institute.
Michael Kopf, Greek Department Coordinator
Research interests: Ancient Greek and Latin philology, language pedagogy.
Other activities: Instructor of Ancient Greek at the Polis Institute.
Prof. Jerónimo Leal
Research Interests: Patristic Philology, Ancient Christian Literature from Northern Africa. Tertullian. Acta Martyrum.
Other activities: Professor of Patrology at the Università della Santa Croce and Visiting Professor at the Istituto Patristico Augustinianum (Roma).
Prof. Tania Notarius
Research interests: Semitic languages and philology
Other activities: Lecturer of Biblical Hebrew and North-West Semitic languages at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Prof. Juan Chapa
Research interests: Early manuscript tradition of Christian texts, Papyrology.
Other activities: Professor of New Testament and Dean of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Navarra.
Prof. Shukri B. Abed
Research interests: Philosophy, Near Eastern languages and civilizations, Middle Eastern politics, language, and logic, democracy and globalization
Other activities: Professor of Philosophy, former director of the Center for Jerusalem Studies at Al-Quds University, writer.
Prof. Avi Blitz
Research interests: Hebrew and Yiddish, the Jewish exegetic tradition, and translation theory
Other activities: PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at Indiana University on the Tsene Urene