R. Stephen HumphreysR. Stephen Humphreys is an American historian specializing in the history of Southwest Asia and North Africa. He was the 'Abd al-Aziz al-Sa'ud Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara and is now an emeritus professor at that institution.
Humphreys received a PhD from the University of Michigan in 1969.
Humphreys' ''Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age'' has been widely reviewed and cited as a good introductory work on the region.
A festschrift was published in Humphreys' honor by the Darwin Press based on lectures given at a conference at the College of St. Benedict in Minnesota. Provided by Wikipedia