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History Department
History Department

Moshe Gershovich

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Director of the Middle East Project Fund

Director, Natan and Hannah Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies

Professor of History

200A ASH, 402-554-3175 (email)

A native of Israel, Dr. Gershovich earned a BA from Tel Aviv University (1982), and a PhD from Harvard (1995). He has published French Military Rule over Morocco: Colonialism and its Consequences, as well as numerous scholarly articles in journals such as Middle Eastern Studies, Journal of Military History, Maghreb Review, and Journal of North African Studies. Currently he is writing a manuscript entitled "Serving the Tricolor: Oral History of Moroccan Soldiers in French Uniforms." It's based on field research he conducted in Morocco between 1998-2000.

His teaching career started at MIT where he served as visiting lecturer between 1995-1998. Then he taught two and a half years at Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. In the Spring of 2001, he started teaching at UNO.

Beyond his teaching, research and administrative responsibilities at the Schwalb Center and the Middle East Project Fund, since 2010 Dr. Gershovich has been serving as Study Leader for the Smithsonian Journeys trips to Morocco.

Frequently Taught Courses

· Modern Middle East
· Israel and Palestine
· U.S. and the Middle East
· Middle East Historiography Graduate Seminar