Noah Haiduc-Dale is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania. He earned his doctoral degree at New York University and also holds graduate degrees from the University of Arizona and Central Michigan University. His interest in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has led him to Israel/Palestine on a few occasions for study and research, and he has also spent time in Syria. His current research interest is Middle Eastern environmental history.ersity. This is his first book.