"Anti-Americanism in the Arab World: A Brief History"
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
1501 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43201
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Ussama Makdisi is an Associate Professor of History and the first holder of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice University.
He is the author of The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon (University of California Press, 2000), as well as "Anti-Americanism in the Arab World: An Interpretation of Brief History" which appeared in the Journal of American History and "Ottoman Orientalism" and "Reclaiming the Land of the Bible: Missionaries, Secularism, and Evangelical Modernity" both of which appeared in the American Historical Review.
Makdisi has also published in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Comparative Studies in Society and History, and Middle East Report.
His current research focuses on American missionaries in the Middle East.
Associate Professor of History