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Theodore May reports on Egypt for GlobalPost, examining Egypt's role as a regional, political and cultural leader and its economic struggles as a resource poor country with a large population. May worked as a political reporter for the Daily Star in Beirut, Lebanon, in 2006, reporting on south Lebanon in the aftermath of the war with Israel. He also covered the country's Palestinian refugee camps. Since returning to Egypt, May has been working as a business reporter for the Daily News Egypt, which publishes with the International Herald Tribune. He has focused his reporting on the massive influx of investment from Persian Gulf countries, food and agricultural issues, and energy prices. May also serves as a freelance assistant producer for ABC News. He has worked on pieces for the web, radio and television, including for "World News with Charles Gibson." A native New Yorker, he graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont with a degree in history.