Population: 28,686,633, including 5,576,076 non-nationals (July 2009 est.)
Government: monarchy; Chief of State and Head of Government: King and Prime Minister Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (since Aug. 1. 2005)
School of Education
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Areas of expertise
Comparative higher-education reform; postsecondary education and development; higher- education policy; quality assurance and accreditation in higher education
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs;
Pitt’s Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies
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Areas of Expertise
The Middle East, foreign policy, military history, World War II and the Korean conflict, air warfare, arms control, national security, history of the U.S. military, and Pearl Harbor
Donald Goldstein is one of the nation's foremost experts on military history, particularly World War II and the Korean conflict. He also can discuss public administration, political science, arms control, and national interest and national security with regard to the Middle East.
Goldstein is a leading expert on Pearl Harbor and is the author or coauthor of 25 books, including two best sellers, At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor (McGraw-Hill, 1981) and Miracle at Midway (McGraw-Hill, 1983), as well as D-Day Normandy: The Story and the Photographs (Potomac Books, 1999). He is regularly cited in national publications and has appeared in television documentaries about military history and warfare, most often in regard to Pearl Harbor. Goldstein also was integral in writing and directing the History Channel's specials on Amelia Earhart, the Korean War, and World War II.