Fawaz Gerges

Fawaz A. Gerges holds the Christian A. Johnson Chair in International Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies at Sarah Lawrence College. He earned a doctorate from Oxford University and a master's from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Gerges is author of two recently acclaimed books: “Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy” and “The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global.” Gerges has taught at Oxford, Harvard, and Columbia, and was a research scholar at Princeton for two years.