Princeton University Library’s Rachel Simon Receives 2022 Partington Award.
Dec. 15, 2022

The Middle East Librarians Association has given Dr. Rachel Simon the 2022 David H. Partington Award.

Joshua Picard Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
Dec. 12, 2022

On Monday, December 12, Joshua Efrem Picard successfully defended his doctoral dissertation.

Kyle Clarke Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
Dec. 6, 2022

Kyle Clark successfully defended his doctoral dissertation.

Sarah Islam Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
Oct. 25, 2022

Sarah Islam successfully defended her doctoral dissertation.

Perlman Defends PhD Dissertation
Aug. 31, 2022

On Monday, August 29, Yaara Perlman successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, “Family Relations and Politics in Early Islam.”

Palombo *2020 to Teach History of Early Islam at Chicago
Aug. 12, 2022

Cecilia Palombo, who earned her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies in 2020, has been hired to teach the History of Early Islam until 1250 in Chicago’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Palombo, whose advisor was Michael Cook, wrote her dissertation on “The Christian Clergy’s Islamic Local Government in Late Marwanid and Abbasid…

New Publication by Patricia Blessing
Aug. 5, 2022

Patricia Blessing's new book, Architecture and Material Politics in the Fifteenth-century Ottoman Empire, has been published by Cambridge University Press as an e-book.

New Publication by Hossein Modarressi
Aug. 3, 2022

Bayard Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Hossein Modarressi’s latest book, Text and Interpretation: Imam Jaʿfar al-Ṣādiq and His Legacy in Islamic Law, has been published by Harvard University Press.

Ketsemanian Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
July 12, 2022

Varak Ketsemanian successfully defended his doctoral dissertation.

Rashidbeigi Awarded 2022 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
July 6, 2022

Seventh-year Ph.D. student Samin Rashidbeigi has been awarded a 2022 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship.