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BA Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, 1991
MA Istanbul University, 1995
PhD Harvard University, 2002

Research Interests

Cemil Aydin is professor of international/global history. He studied at Boğaziçi University, İstanbul University, and the University of Tokyo before receiving his Ph.D. degree at Harvard University in 2002.

Some Notable Publications

Cemil Aydin’s publications include Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asia (Columbia University Press, 2007) and The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History (Harvard University Press, Spring 2017). His writings on the political history of the world in the long 19th century were published by Harvard University Press in 2018 as part of an edited volume An Emerging Modern World: 1750–1870. He currently serves as the co-editor of Columbia University Press's book series on International and Global History.

Graduate Students

    This faculty member is accepting applicants for the 2024-2025 application cycle.

  • <a href="" Abdul Basith Basheer(Co-Advised with Eren Tasar)
  • Yusuf Sezgin
  • Rachel Alexandra Cochran
  • Burak Bulkan(Co-Advisor)
  • Jason Castro (Co-advised with Morgan Pitelka)
  • Charalampos Gappas(Co-Advisor)
  • <a href=""Caleb Luck(Co-Advisor)
  • <a href=""Abdul Basith Basheer(Co-Advisor)

Courses Taught (as schedule allows)

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  • HIST139 - History of Muslim Societies since 1500
  • HIST140 - The World since 1945
  • HIST174H - Honors Seminar in Asian, African, and Middle Eastern History
  • HIST 488H— History of Muslim Societies since 1500
  • HIST538 - The Middle East and the West