An expert on the modern Middle East, Dr. Al-Tikriti earned a bachelor’s degree in Arab Studies from Georgetown University, a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a doctorate in Ottoman History from the University of Chicago in 2004. He has also studied at Bogaziçi Üniversitesi in Istanbul, the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad in Cairo, and the American University in Cairo. He is the recipient of several grants and scholarships, including a Fulbright, a U.S. Institute of Peace Fellowship, and a NEH/American Research Institute in Turkey grant.
Nabil Al-Tikriti is currently Associate Professor of Middle East History at the University of Mary Washington. He has also served as a consultant, election monitor, and relief worker at a number of field locations in Europe, Asia, and Africa.