Bio Joseph Massad
Joseph Massad is Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History at Columbia University. He is the author four books and numerous academic articles. His books include Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan, The Persistence of the Palestinian Question, Desiring Arabs, which won the Lionnel Trilling Award, and most recently Islam in Liberalism. Professor Massad is also a regular contributor of articles and op-eds to Electronic Intifada, Al-Jazeera English website, the Al-Ahram Weekly based in Cairo, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar among others. His books and articles have been translated to many languages including Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Turkish, Persian, Greek, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Polish, and Dutch.