Khayrallah Center Team Members

Dr. Akram Khater, Director: Akram is a professor of history at North Carolina State University. He has published extensively on Lebanese migration to the United States. He is also the Khayrallah Chair in Lebanese Diaspora Studies, a University Faculty Scholar and the editor of the International Journal of Middle East Studies.

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Laura Lethers, Lead Archivist: Laura manages the accessioning, processing, and preservation of the materials held by the KCLDS Archive. Before joining the Khayrallah Center she worked in collections management for both archives and museums. She obtained dual Master's degrees from NC State in Public History and UNC Chapel Hill in Library Science.

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