John L. Esposito is University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. Esposito specializes in Islam, political Islam from North Africa to Southeast Asia, and Religion and International Affairs.
A former president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies...Esposito is a recipient of the American Academy of Religion’s 2005 Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion and of Pakistan’s Quaid-i-Azzam Award for Outstanding Contributions in Islamic Studies.Do you think the guy who signs Mr. Esposito's paychecks is based in Georgetown? Or perhaps in Saudi Arabia? I'm sure it's just a coincidence that a guy who works where he does just happens to be a "critic" of the Netanyahu government's "policies."