Michael Bishku

Professor

Michael Bishku

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy

  • (706) 667-4462
  • AH E214

Education

  • Ph.D., History, General New York University, 1981

  • MA, History, General University of Florida, 1975

  • BA, History, General University of Florida, 1974

Awards & Honors

  • Organizational Award American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies, 2014

  • Fulbright Scholar Fulbright Hayes, 2001

  • Presidential Award Association of Global South Studies (formerly Association of Third World Studies), 1995

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HIST 3041

    Modern Israel
  • HIST 2111

    United States to 1877
  • HIST 3111

    History and Culture of Africa

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Israel and Armenia: So Near Experientially, But So Far Away Geopolitically?, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Israel and the Francophone Central African States of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Cameroon: The Development of Long-term Relationships with Autocrats, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Turkey: Mongolia's Middle Easter "Third Neighbor", 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Turkey and Afghanistan: Culture, Security and Economics, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sri Lanka and the Middle East, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Research Committee 2008 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee for African-American Historian 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Faculty Council 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Ad Hoc College Bylaws Committee 2012 - 2012

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Library Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • AAUP Chapter 2012 - 2014

Professional Service

  • Canada, Immigration and Refugee Board 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Oxford University Press Bibliographies Online for Islamic Studies 2008 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • USG Middle East Council 2007 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies 1994 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Journal of Global South Studies 1987 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member