Dr. George L. Simpson Jr. is a professor of history and specializes in the modern Middle East and colonial African history. Simpson gives lectures on United States relations with the Middle East, current developments in the region, and international terrorism. He served in the United States Air Force as a Middle East analyst and Hebrew linguist in the 1970s and 1980s. He is an editor of the Journal of the Middle East and Africa, and has appeared as a consultant on the History Channel. His most recent publication is a bibliographical article of the Arab-Israeli Wars done with Oxford University Press.
Expertise: Middle Eastern and African history, U.S./Middle East relations, international terrorism