Ph.D. Students Seeking Academic Positions

The following people are Ph.D. students seeking academic positions:

Candidate: Wasim Shilliwala  

Major Fields: (1) Islam and Modernity  (2) Islamic Law   (3) Islam in the Modern Middle East and South Asia

Dissertation Title:  Fighting Fatwas, Mediating Modernities: Legal Responsa in India and Egypt at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”

Advisors:  Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Michael Cook, and Bernard Haykel


Candidate: Lindsey Stephenson

Major Fields: (1) Modern Middle East   (2) Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean   (3) Social History

Dissertation Title: “Between Pearling and Oil: Iranian Migrants and the Formation of the Modern Persian Gulf, 1900–1950”

Advisors: Cyrus Schayegh, Michael Laffan, and Bernard Haykel