Karine Walther

Dr. Karine Walther

Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q)

Academia | United States History | The United States in the World With a Focus On the Middle East
AffiliationGeorgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q)

Dr. Karine Walther is an associate professor of history at Georgetown University in Qatar, where she teaches United States history, with a focus on the Middle East.

Dr. Walther is published her second book: Spreading the Faith: American Missionaries, ARAMCO and the Birth of the US-Saudi Special Relationship, 1890-1955, with University of North Carolina Press in 2019. Her first book, Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921 was published by UNC Press in August of 2015.

Before joining Georgetown, Dr. Walther served as a visiting professor at Middlebury College, a postdoctoral fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a visiting lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Dr. Walther holds a PhD in history from Columbia University, a Maîtrise and Licence in sociology from the University of Paris VIII and a BA from the American Studies Honors Program at the University of Texas, Austin.