Toby Jones

Rutgers University

Guest

Toby Jones is an associate professor of Middle East History at Rutgers University and and the author of Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia. From 2008-2009, he was a fellow in the Oil Energy and Middle East Program at Princeton University.

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