Assistant Professor of History
Todd M. Thompson is Assistant Professor of History at Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University. Before coming to Biola, Todd completed his Ph.D. studies at the University of Cambridge and spent four years teaching at an Arab university in the Middle East. His research focuses on the connections between British, American and Middle Eastern history in the twentieth century including the intellectual history of “Western” Christian and Arab Christian engagement with Islam, the experience of minorities in the Arab world, Arab Christian mediation of knowledge about the “Middle East” in the “West,” and the reception of the “Great Books” of the West in the Arab world. Todd married his high-school sweetheart, Anna, and their two lively children, William and Nora, keep them busy and entertained.
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