Dr. Yoav Alon

Dr. Alon is a professor in the Department of Middle Eastern History at Tel Aviv University. His research focuses on topics such as the British Empire in the Middle East, the Palestine mandate, and tribal societies in the modern Middle East. Dr. Alon uses cutting-edge scholarship in the disciplines of history, anthropology, sociology, and political science to offer a close analysis of the historical and current role of tribes and tribal values in the region.

Dr. Alon is the 2023-24 Jules and Gwen Knapp Family Visiting Professor through the Murray Galinson San Diego-Israel Initiative, teaching in the SDSU Department of History.