Born in Okinawa, Japan, Ethan Jerome received his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Arkansas in 2018 and conducted his Ph.D. fieldwork in Palestine. He obtained his bachelor's degree in history and secondary education from Spring Arbor University and his master’s degree in Arab studies from Georgetown University. For seven years, he taught undergraduate courses including introduction to Cultural Anthropology, History and Politics of the Middle East, Arab-Israeli Conflict and Popular Culture and Media in the Middle East. He was a Fulbright researcher in Syria, and studied Arabic in Oman, Palestine, Jordan and Egypt.
Dr. Jerome joined King’s Academy in 2017 as a faculty member in the Department of History and Social Studies.