Professor of History
Office: SS 111B
My research interests focus on the social and cultural history of pre-modern India (1000-1800), and especially on the range of historical interactions between Iran and India, and on Islam in South...
Professor; Roshan Institute Chair in Persian and Iranian Studies
Office: Marshall 452
Founding Chair of Roshan Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Persian and Iranian Studies
Roshan Institute Assistant Professor in Persian and Iranian Studies
Austin O’Malley received his PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago in 2017 with a specialization in pre-modern Persian literature. His research focuses on...
Associate Professor, Iranian Women and Culture, Director of CMES
Office: Marshall 470
An anthropologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Anne H. Betteridge is Director of the University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies and a faculty member in the UA School...
School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies (MENAS)
Office: Marshall 449
Yaseen Noorani holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Virginia and a PhD...
Office: SS 221
Professor of History
Phone: (520) 621-9754
Office: Social Sciences, Room 219
Phone: (520) 621-5272
Office: Modern Language 592
Dr. Melissa A. Fitch (Ph.D. 1995 ASU), a second-generation Mexican-American, was born in Los Angeles and raised in the city of San Francisco. Her research is currently focused on Asian...
Professor, Extension Specialist & Research Scientist
Phone: (520) 626-3324
Office: Environmental Research Lab
My position includes responsibilities in teaching, extension and research. In the spring semester I teach ...
Director & Professor, History of Modern Middle East and Ottoman Empire
Phone: (520) 621-1732
Office: Marshall 444
Benjamin C. Fortna is a historian of the Modern Middle East with a particular research focus on the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic. His publications include Imperial...
Associate Professor, Modern Middle East Culture and Political Economy
Office: Marshall 445
Phone: (520) 621-5399
Office: Communication 106
I am a Professor in the Department of Linguistics. I have...
Associate Professor, Islamic Studies
Office: Marshall 446
Dr. Lucas started learning Arabic during his freshman year of college, which led to two fruitful periods of study in San'a', Yemen, and ultimately graduate school. His research explores the...
Chair of Optical Data Storage, Professor of Optical Sciences
Office: Meinel Building
Associate Professor, Middle Eastern Art & Arch
Office: 1219 N. Santa Rita Avenue
Like so many people, I began my romance with Egypt at a young age; Egyptology was it! However, in college I encountered the Islamic world while spending eight months in Turkey. A three-year stint...
Parviz E. Nikravesh
Phone: (520) 621-4966