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

  • 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