COURSES TAUGHT

  • The Modern Middle East
  • Comparative Global History
  • The Ottomans and Their Arab Lands, 1750-1923
  • The Arab Middle East in the 20th Century
  • Historical Methods
  • The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
  • The History of Modern Egypt
  • Egyptian Revolutions Past and Present
  • Nasserism on Film
  • Cinema and Revolution in the Middle East
  • Orientalism and Occidentalism

DIRECTED READINGS

  • Women in the Arab World
  • Protestant Mission and Empire in the Nineteenth Century
  • Writing the History of a Revolution in Progress
  • Minorities in the Middle East
  • Egypt, Empire, and Intellectual Life

GRADUATE FIELDS SUPERVISED

  • Modern Middle Eastern History
  • Coptic-Muslim and Church-State Relations in Egypt

M.A. THESES SUPERVISED

“Finding Muhammad Qutb: Praising Ghosts Online, a Different Qutbian Legacy and Islamic Revivalism in the Gulf”
[PDF]

“A Darker Face: The ANZACs, Empire, and Race in First World War Egypt”
[PDF]

“‘Allah! Wehdat! Al-Quds Arabiya!’: Football, Nationalism, and the Chants of Palestinian Resistance in Jordan”
[PDF]

“Reconceptualizing the contemporary Ulama: Al-Azhar, Lay Islam, and the Egyptian state in the late twentieth century”
[PDF]

“Half Brothers in Christ: The Church Missionary Society and the Christians of Kerala, 1813-1840”
[PDF]

SAMPLE SYLLABI

HIST 151, The Modern Middle East

Fall 2006 PDF
Fall 2007 PDF
Fall 2008 PDF
Fall 2009 PDF
Fall 2010 PDF
Fall 2011 PDF
Summer 2012 PDF
Fall 2013 PDF
Fall 2014 PDF
Fall 2015 PDF
Fall 2016 PDF
Fall 2019 PDF

HIST 355, The Arab Middle East in the 20th Century

Spring 2008 PDF
Spring 2009 PDF
Spring 2015 PDF
Fall 2015 PDF

HIST 400, Honours Seminar: Historical Methods

Spring 2010 PDF

HIST 465, The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Fall 2009 PDF
Summer 2010 PDF
Spring 2012 PDF
Fall 2014 PDF
Summer 2015 PDF
Fall 2016 PDF

HIST 467, The History of Modern Egypt

Spring 2009 PDF
Spring 2010 PDF
Fall 2013 PDF
Spring 2015 PDF
Summer 2015 PDF
Fall 2019 PDF

HIST 486, Cinema and Revolution in the Middle East

Spring 2007 PDF

HIST 814, Historical Methods

Fall 2007 PDF
Fall 2008 PDF
Fall 2010 PDF