The History Department is excited to welcome Dr. Marwan D. Hanania. He will play an integral role in the department offering courses in Middle Eastern history. Born and raised in Jordan, he received his M.A. in Middle East Regional Studies from Harvard and M.A./Ph.D. in History from Stanford. He has taught at Stanford, Coastal Carolina University and the American University of Sharjah in the areas of world history and Middle Eastern studies. He is currently working on a book entitled From Colony to Capital: Amman, City in the Middle, 1878-2016. This Fall he will teach History 289, Introduction to the History of the Middle East and History 483/683, Studies in Urban History.