Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Students

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