James “Jim” M. Malarkey is Chair of the Humanities and General Education Program at Antioch University Midwest. He holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin. His doctoral dissertation addressed “The Colonial Encounter in French Algeria.
Dr. Malarkey taught at the University Constantine, Algeria, the American University in Beirut, Lebanon before coming to AUM to teach anthropology and Middle East studies.
He has published essays and presented papers on topics concerning the Arab world, intercultural relations and the importance of a liberal education. He is the editor of The Literary Heritage of the Arabs: An Anthology.