PhD Students

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Atacan Atakan

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

  • Ottoman Imperialism in Yemen in the late 19th and early 20th century

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
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Elsayed Issa

  • Arabic linguistics
  • Automatic speech recognition
  • Arabic dialectology
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Gianni Izzo

  • Twelver Shi'a thought and jurisprudence
  • Safavid Studies
  • Islamic philosophy and intellectual history
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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
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Brittany Power

  • Israel/Palestine
  • Foodways
  • Commensality
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Sean Tomlinson

  • Late Ottoman history
  • World War I
  • Memoirs
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Muhammet Topal

  • Intellectual history
  • Late Ottoman Empire
  • Biographical Studies
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Miriam Wolfey

  • Migration and education (the situation of Middle Eastern refugees in Germany)
  • Middle Eastern urbanism