Affiliated Faculty & Scholars

ANTHROPOLOGY

Ian Hodder: Archaeology, archaeological theory, excavations at Catalhoyuk in central Turkey

Alma Kunanbaeva: Central Asian myth and literature, Kazakh language

Lynn Meskel: Archaeology, word heritage, UNESCO, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa

Kabir Tambar: contemporary Islamic movements, secularism, nationalism, minority politics, Turkey, Middle East

ART & ART HISTORY

Bissera Pentcheva: Byzantine and medieval art

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Elisabeth Boyi : Northern Africa, Maghrebian literature in French

Dominic Parviz Brookshaw: Persian language and medieval Persian literature

Burcu Karahan-Richardson: Ottoman and modern Turkish languages and literatures, Turkish modernization, the novel, narcissism, translation, Turkish cinema

HISTORY

Joel Beinin: Modern Middle East, modern Egypt, Arab-Israeli conflict

Robert Crews: Muslim communities in the Russian empire and Central Asia

Aron Rodrigue: Ottoman Empire, Jews in the Middle East, Sephardi Jewry, Jewish-Muslim interactions

Ali Yaycioglu: Ottoman Empire, history of economic and political Institutions, empires and global history, Modern Turkey

IBERIAN & LATIN AMERICAN CULTURES

Vincent Barletta: Ibero-Muslim culture and literature, Aljamiado literature, empire, ethics

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Lisa Blaydes: Authoritarian regimes, electoral systems, Egypt

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Shahzad Bashir: Sufi Islam, Persianate Islamic societies

Ozgen Felek:  Islamic literature, Sufism,  dream culture, gender, narratology, art of illumination, miniatures, Ottoman Empire

STANFORD HUMANITIES CENTER

Patricia Blessing: Islamic art and architecture, medieval art history and archaeology, Turkey, Anatolia, cross-cultural exchange

STANFORD INTRODUCTORY STUDIES

Ayça Alemdaroglu: Social inequality, social change, youth, class, gender, nationalism, eugenics, Turkey

STANFORD LANGUAGE CENTER

Saadet Ebru Ergul: Turkish Language and Culture, Second Language Acquisition, Turkish Language Testing and Evaluation

TAUBE CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES

Marie Pierre Ulloa: North-African & Francophone history, Decolonization in the Maghreb, Immigration, Diaspora, Sephardi Jewry