Program for Strategic Research and Studies

PMBF Podcast Series

Our podcast series presents discussions about Middle Eastern current events, history, and politics with experts and professors from UCF.

Ep. 1 – David Dumke 7/20/2017 

Director of the PMBF Program, David Dumke, discusses President Trump’s trip to the Middle East in the first installment of our PMBF Podcast Series.

Ep. 2 – Dr. Manar Elkhaldi 8/3/2017

Dr. Elkhaldi, a recent UCF graduate with a PhD. in Security Studies, discusses her research regarding the influence of religion in the Middle East.

Ep. 3 – Dr. Konstantin Ash 8/29/2017

Dr. Ash, an assistant professor in the UCF Political Science department, sat down to discuss his research as it pertains to one of the most well-known conflicts in the world right now: the Syrian Civil War.


Ep. 4 – Dr. Powell and Dr. Bell 09/19/2017

Dr. Powell Assistant Professor in the UCF Political Science Department & Dr. Curtis Bell sat down to discuss their research as it pertains to food and security in the Middle East.