Cleveland, Ohio native and Syrian-American Shaadi Khoury earned his bachelor’s degree in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He then completed his master’s degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.
Dr. Khoury obtained a doctorate in Modern Middle Eastern History from George Washington University. He received a Fulbright Fellowship for his dissertation research in Syria in 2009-2010. While at GWU, Dr. Khoury taught courses in modern Iraqi history and academic writing. He taught for one year over the course of his graduate studies at the Taft School, a boarding school in Watertown, Connecticut.
In 2016, Dr. Khoury joined King’s Academy as a faculty member in the Department of History and Social Studies. In addition to teaching various required and elective courses in history, as well as AP Capstone (Seminar), he helps direct the King’s Academy Model United Nations (KAMUN) program and conference.