George R. Trumbull IV


George R. Trumbull IV has commented extensively on current events in North Africa and in the Islamic world. His work has appeared in various locations, including U.S. News and World Report and the English edition of the Egyptian newspaper al-Masry al-Youm, and he has conducted informational interviews and provided vital background material for journalists in Pittsburgh, Bratislava, Beijing, and Sa Paulo.

To schedule a media appearance or arrange for an informational interview regarding aspects of current events in the Islamic World or environmental issues in Africa, please use the "Contact" page.

Speaking Engagements

Professor Trumbull also makes public appearances speaking contemporary issues facing Africa and the Islamic World. Please use the contacts page to inquire as to availability. Appearances open to the public will appear in this space.

Selected Works

Nonfiction; work in progress
The extinction of the Atlas Bear, Barbary Lion, and Bubal Hartebeest may have deprived North Africa of its charismatic megafauna, but their disappearance also tells a story of changes in how humans see their natural world.
If you knew the secrets of the desert, you would think like me; but you are ignorant of them, and ignorance is the mother of evil.--Emir `Abd al-Qadir
A fascinating account of French conceptions of Islam in France's largest and most important colony

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