Alex Hobson

Alex Hobson's main interests include American history, Middle East history, and the history of American-Middle East relations. His dissertation, entitled “ ‘We Have Some Planes:’ An International History of Aerial Hijacking and Sabotage, 1967-2001,” is based on original research in English and Arabic. It explores how aerial hijacking and sabotage became an illicit custom in international affairs, and the ramifications of that development.