Selected Courses Taught:
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Conflict in the Caucasus From Imam Shamil to the Second Russo-Chechen War
Critically Assessing the Historic Roots of Terrorism
in the Middle East (Hamas,
Hezbollah, Al Qaeda, Al Aqsa Martyr Brigades, Islamic
Conflict in the Caucasus From Imam Shamil to the Second Russo-Chechen War.
and Conflict in the Lands of the Ottoman Empire.
A History of Afghanistan from Babur to the Destruction of the Taliban.
Islamic Central Asia from Genghis Khan to Fall of the USSR.
World History from 1500 (From the Crusades to the Second
World History to 1500 (Understanding the 'Other' from
the Hittites to the Assassins).
A History of Russia From Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir Putin.
University of London, School
of Oriental and African Studies.
MA Graduate Colloquium: The End of the Ottoman Empire
in the Middle East and the Balkans.
Reform, Resistance and Revolution. The Ottoman Empire
in the Middle East.
The Emergence of the Ottoman State, 1071-1481.
The Middle East in the Middle Ages.
Approaches to History: Russia, the Middle East and China
at the Time of Marco Polo.
University of Wisconsin
Empires and Invasions. Islamic Central Asia from Genghis
Khan to Stalin.
Politics and State in the Medieval Islamic World.