Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Students

Shabbir Abbas

  • Islamic Intellectual History
  • Twelver Shi'ism
  • Persianate Studies

Atacan Atakan

  • History
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Yigit Bayman

  • Ottoman Imperialism in Yemen in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century

Kacey Evilsizor

  • Persian and Chinese Literature during the Mongol Empire

Jie (Jalil) Gao

  • Sino-African Relations (Sino-Maghrebi Relations)
  • Voluntary Migration
  • Middle Eastern Political Economy

Aaron Graybill

Graduate Associate

  • North Africa
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Multilingualism

Rose Hattab

  • Critical Studies in Modern Middle Eastern Culture and Society

Elsayed Issa

  • Arabic Linguistics
  • Automatic Speech Recognition
  • Arabic Dialectology

Gianni Izzo

  • Twelver Shi'a Thought and Jurisprudence
  • Safavid Studies
  • Islamic Philosophy and Intellectual History

Alainna Liloia

  • Gulf Studies/GCC Politics
  • Gender and Nation Building and Development in the Arab Gulf
  • Middle East Women's Movements

Saffo Papantonopoulou

  • Historical Anthropology
  • Urban Geography
  • Gender and Sexuality

Brittany Power

  • Israel/Palestine
  • Foodways
  • Commensality

Sean Tomlinson

  • Late Ottoman History
  • World War I
  • Memoirs

Muhammet Topal

  • Intellectual History
  • Late Ottoman Empire
  • Biographical Studies

Miriam Wolfey

  • Migration and Education (The Situation of Middle Eastern Refugees in Germany)
  • Middle Eastern Urbanism