Gregory Aldous teaches world history at Pitt-Greensburg. His courses include one on the world during the twentieth century and another on the global history of World War II. He also teaches classes on various aspects of the non-Western world, including the Mongols, the history of Iran, and the Crusades. He is currently designing a course on the History of Africa. His research interests are Central Asian nomads, Iran in the sixteenth century, and the Islamic city. He lived in Egypt for a year and has traveled in Turkey, China, Lebanon, and Syria.