A native of Israel, Moshe Gershovich earned a BA from Tel Aviv University (1982), and a PhD from Harvard (1995). He has published French Military Rule over Morocco: Colonialism and its Consequences (Cass, 2000 ) as well as numerous scholarly articles in journals such as Middle Eastern Studies, Journal of Military History, Maghreb Review, and Journal of North African Studies. Between 1998-2000 he was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Morocco where he conducted field research on the collective biography of Moroccan veterans of the French Army.
Dr. Gershovich began his teaching career at MIT where he served as visiting lecturer between 1995-1998.. Then he taught two and a half years at Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. In Spring 2001 he started teaching Modern Middle Eastern and European History at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. In 2007-2009 he is serving as the Martin Professor of History at UNO.