Skip to main content
Associate Professor
464 Hamilton Hall


AB Stanford University, 2001
AM Harvard University, 2006
PhD Harvard University, 2010

Research Interests

Religion and Politics, Central Asia, Soviet Union

Some Notable Publications

  • Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017

My other publications are available on

Graduate Students

Courses Taught (as schedule allows)

For current information about course offerings, click here.

  • HIST 140-The World since 1945
  • HIST 163—Modern Central Asia
  • HIST 484—Islam in Russia
  • HIST 511--9/11 in World History
  • HIST 890—Readings in Modern Central Asian History