Rashid Khalidi

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Rashid Khalidi, full Rashid Ismail Khalidi (Arabic: رشيد إسماعيل خالدي; born 1948, New York, NY, USA) is a historian of the Middle East. He is the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, the editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and was President of the Middle East Studies Association, and an advisor to the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid and Washington Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from October 1991 until June 1993. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1970, and his D.Phil. from Oxford in 1974.[1]


  • D.Phil., Oxford University (1974)
  • B.A., Yale University (1970)


  • Arab American National Museum Book Award for The Iron Cage
  • Middle East Studies Association Albert Hourani Book Award, for Resurrecting Empire
  • Middle East Studies Association Albert Hourani Book Award for Palestinian Identity
  • Lenfest Teaching Award


  • Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. has Undermined Peace in the Middle East (2013)
  • Sowing Crisis: American Dominance and the Cold War in the Middle East (2009)
  • The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (2006)
  • Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East (2004)
  • Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1996)
  • The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991)
  • Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making During the 1982 War (1986)
  • British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980)

Articles on the Web


  1. Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University. Accessed October 20, 2014.

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