Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1970 and a D. Phil. from Oxford University in 1974. He has taught at the Lebanese University, the American University of Beirut, and the University of Chicago. He is co-editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies and has served as President of the Middle East Studies Association. He has written or co-edited ten books, including The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler-Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017 and Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (rev. ed. 2010).