Brian T. Edwards

Brian T. Edwards is Crown Professor in Middle East Studies and professor of English, comparative literary studies, and American studies at Northwestern, where he is also the founding director of the Middle East and North African Studies Program. He is author of Morocco Bound: Disorienting America’s Maghreb from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (Duke, 2005), After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East (Columbia, 2016; paperback 2017), and essays and articles in a range of publications, including Salon, The Believer, Public Culture, McSweeney’s, American Literary History, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Follow him on Twitter @briantedwards