Prof. Anthony David


Dr. Anthony David is a graduate of Brandeis University (1988), the Freie Universität Berlin (1992), and the University of Chicago (PhD, 2000). His field of concentration was philosophy and modern European history. Since graduating from the University of Chicago, Dr. David has been working as a scholar and biographer, mostly in the US, Germany, and the Middle East. His published scholarship has been on modern European history. David has in addition written a number of biographies dealing with figures engaged in entrepreneurship, human rights, the military and weapons trade, and political theory. The books range from a biography of an entrepreneur and publisher in the 1930s Berlin and 40s Palestine (The Patron: New York, Henry Holt, 2004); to a book on the Israeli military-industrial complex and the weapon’s business (Tel Aviv 2010); one on social media (Web 2.0) and the development of the Israeli start-up culture (Tel Aviv, 2012); and a biography of the Palestinian philosophy and human rights leader Sari Nusseibeh (Once Upon A Country, New York, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2007). His most recent project, for the University of Chicago Press, is a translation and critical edition of the correspondence of the political philosopher Hannah Arendt.

After five years at Al Quds University in East Jerusalem, where he has assisted in creating a joint Palestinian-American liberal arts college, Anthony has recently joined the University of  New England in Tangier, Morocco.

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