Last updated on: 4/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Philip K. Hitti, PhD Biography

Title:
Former Professor Emeritus of Semitic Literature at Princeton University
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 5, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Former Chairman of Princeton’s Department of Oriental Studies
  • Founder and first director of Princeton’s Near Eastern Studies Department
  • Lecturer, Columbia University
  • Professor at American University, Beirut
  • Member of the American Historical Association,
  • Member of the American Oriental Society,
  • Member of the Arab Academy of Damascus
  • Fellow of Medieval Academy of America
Education:
  • PhD, Columbia University, 1915
  • BA, American University, Beirut
Other:
  • Born: 1886
  • Died: 1978