Richard Pennell

Richard Pennell did both his BA (in Arabic and Spanish) and his PhD (in Islamic History) at the University of Leeds in Britain. Before joining the History Department at the University of Melbourne he taught at the National University of Singapore, at the University of Nairobi in Kenya, at Garyounis University in Benghazi, Libya, and at Bogazici University in Turkey. His most recent books are Morocco since 1830: A History and Morocco: From Empire to Independence. He edited Bandits at Sea: A Pirate Reader.