Miriam Joyce

Miriam JoyceProfessor of History

Telephone: 219/989-2501

Office: CLO 201

E-mail: mjoyce@purduecal.edu


B.S. Columbia University

M.A. Manhattan College

Ph.D. Fordham University (1979)

BRE, Jewish Theological Seminary 


Anglo-American Support For Jordan: The Career of King Hussein, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008

Ruling Shaikhs and Her Majesty’s Government 1960-1969, Frank Cass, 2003

Kuwait 1945-1996: An Anglo-American Perspective, Frank Cass, 1998

The Sultanate of Oman: A Twentieth Century History, Praeger, 1995

Selected Articles

“Washington and Doha,” a chapter in Presidents, Diplomats, and Other Mortals edited by J. Garry Clifford and  Theodore Wilson, (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007).

The Bahraini Three on St. Helena, 1956-1961, Middle East Journal, 2000, 613-623.

On the Road to Unity: The Trucial States From a British perspective, 1960-1966, Middle East Studies, 1999, 45-60.

Preserving the Sheikhdom: London, Washington, Iraq and Kuwait, 1958-1961, Middle East Studies, 1995: 281-292. 

Teaching Interests



Middle East

Research Interests

Middle East

Anglo-American Relations

The British Empire