Associate Professor of History, Illinois State University
Issam Nassar is a Palestinian historian of photography and the Middle East. He is associate professor of history at Illinois State University and a research fellow at the Institute of Jerusalem Studies in Jerusalem. He taught at the University of California at Berkeley in 2006; Bradley University in 2003–2006 and al-Quds University in 1998–2003.
Nassar is associate editor of Jerusalem Quarterly (Arabic: Hawliyat al-Quds) and author of a number of books and articles, among them Laqatat Mughayirah (Different Snapshots: The History of Early Local Photography in Palestine).