University of California Berkeley
Ph.D. Princeton University 2004
M.A. Princeton University 1998
Turkey: A Past Against History University of California Press, 2021
Biography of an Empire: Practicing Ottoman Governance in the Age of Revolutions (University of California Press 2009)
“The Armenian Genocide and the Politics of Knowledge,” in PublicBooks, May 2015
“The Ottoman Empire and the Imperial Turn,” Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2012
”Communities on the Verge: Unraveling the Phanariot Ascendancy in Ottoman Governance,” in Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2009.
”The Paradox of Perceptions: Interpreting the Ottoman Past through the National Present,” in Middle Eastern Studies, September 2008.
”A Tale of Two Cities and an Archive,” in International Journal of Turkish Studies, Fall 2008.
”Mischief in the Old Regime: Provincial Dragomans and Social Change at the Turn of the 19th Century,” in New Perspectives on Turkey, vol. 25, 2001.
Political, social, and cultural history of the Ottoman Empire and the modern states of Greece and Turkey
Balkan and Middle East history
literature and politics
Seminar: Culture and Migration in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1800-2000