I am a historian of the modern Middle East with a specialization in 19th/20th century Iran. I teach undergraduate surveys in Middle Eastern, Islamic World, and World History, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses on Iran, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and British imperialism in the Middle East. I have also taught undergraduate and graduate students to read Persian. My main research interests are nationalism, social movements, and imperialism, as they relate to modern Iran and the Middle East in general, and I am particularly interested in the region of Khuzistan (Iran's southwestern and oil-rich province which sits along the border with Iraq on the Persian Gulf). I am the advisor to the History Club, the webmaster for the History Department, and serve on various other committees in and outside the department. I am also an affiliated faculty member of the Graduate School, Asian Studies Program, and Humanities Center.
Ofice Hours: Fall 2015
Areas of Expertise
Modern Iran Modern Middle East
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin
Research InterestsModern Middle East, 19th- & 20th-century Iran, Khuzistan, nationalism, tribal & ethnic groups, imperialism, urbanization, labor, social movements
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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