Jonathan Miran, professor of Liberal Studies at WWU, was appointed to serve as General Editor of the journal "Northeast African Studies" (see http://msupress.org/journals/neas/) for the next five years.
Founded in 1979 and published by Michigan State University Press, Northeast African Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal that focuses on northeast Africa – including the Horn, the Nile Valley, and the Red Sea region. It publishes scholarly contributions from all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, including interdisciplinary and trans-regional studies. The journal publishes two issues per year and reaches a large audience of readers in the United States, Europe and Africa.
Miran also recently accepted an invitation to serve as a member on the editorial board of the journal Africa. Rivista di studi e ricerche https://www.viella.it/riviste/testata/15, the longest-standing Italian journal devoted to African studies, published since 1945.