The Catholic University of America

Oct. 27, 2014

Catholic University Expert Available to Comment on Religious Minorities in the Middle East

A faculty expert at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is available to comment on topics related to unrest in the Middle East, especially as they relate to religious minorities.

For assistance in reaching sources, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy Hines at 202-319-5600 or cua-public-affairs@cua.edu.

  • Aaron Michael Butts, assistant professor of Semitic languages and literatures, is available to comment on topics related to the Middle East (especially Syria and Iraq) and religious minorities (including not only Christians, but also Yezidis and Jews).

    Butts is author of Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage, a major reference work on the Syriac Christian tradition.

    Contact Butts at buttsa@cua.edu or 202-319-5084.

To search for other CUA faculty who serve as experts for the media, visit the online Faculty Experts Guide or contact the Office of Public Affairs for more assistance at 202-319-5600.

 

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