Dr Allen Fromherz
Dr. Fromherz is the director of the Middle East Studies Center and Professor of Mediterranean and Middle East History at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
He has authored several books with his latest entitled The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age (Edinburgh University Press). Dr. Fromherz is also the President of the American Institute for Maghreb Studies (AIMS) where he chairs the fellowship review committee. Dr. Fromherz has held several international fellowships from Fulbright, Gerda Henkel Stiftung, the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, and a senior fellowship from NYU Abu Dhabi. He is also an experienced tour leader, and has appeared on France 5 TV, National Public Radio (NPR), Australian National Radio and BBC Radio 4.