Charles Anderson

Associate Professor

Research Interests

  • modern Middle East, imperialism, nationalism and anticolonialism, social history, US foreign policy

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

“When Palestinians Became Human Shields: Counterinsurgency, Racialization, and the Great Revolt (1936-39),” Comparative Studies in Society and History 63:3 (2021)

“The Suppression of the Great Revolt and the Destruction of Everyday Life in Palestine” Jerusalem Quarterly 79 (Autumn 2019)

“The British Mandate and the Crisis of Palestinian Landlessness, 1929-1936,” Middle Eastern Studies 54:2 (March 2018)

“State Formation from Below and the Great Revolt in Palestine,” Journal of Palestine Studies 47:1 (Autumn 2017)

Will the Real Palestinian Peasantry Please Sit Down? Towards a New History of British Rule in Palestine, 1917-1936,” London School of Economics Middle East Centre Paper Series, #10 (November 2015)

“Youth, the ‘Arab Spring,’ and Social Movements,” Review of Middle East Studies 47:2 (Winter 2013)