Daniel Pipes, Ph.D.
2007 William E. Simon Distinguished Visiting Professor
Office: School of Public Policy (SPP)
Fax: (310) 506-7494
Daniel Pipes is the founder and director of the Middle East Forum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As the School of Public Policy's William E. Simon Distinguished Visiting Professor, he will teach a seminar in international relations on Islam and Politics in the Spring 2007 semester.
Pipes received both his AB and PhD in history from Harvard University and has taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the U.S. Naval War College. He served in various capacities in the U.S. government, including two presidentially appointed positions.
Pipes's columns appears domestically in the New York Sun and the Jerusalem Post. Abroad, they appear regularly in Australia, Canada, Israel, Italy, and Spain. His Web site, www.danielpipes.org, is among the most accessed Internet sources of specialized information on the Middle East and Islam.
He has published in many newspapers and magazines. His writings have been translated into 27 languages. He has appeared on nearly all the U.S. television news programs as well as on leading networks around the globe, including the BBC and Al-Jazeera. In addition to sitting on five editorial boards, Pipes has testified before numerous congressional committees and worked on four presidential campaigns. He is listed in Marquis' Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World.
The Middle East Forum, which Pipes founded in 1994, is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote American interests through publications, research, media outreach, and public education. The forum publishes the Middle East Quarterly, runs lecture series in four cities, and sponsors Campus Watch, a project to review, critique, and improve Middle East studies.