Associate Professor; Chair, History
What I doI teach courses related to the pre-modern and modern Middle East, United States foreign policy in the Middle East, Israel/Palestine, and American cultural and political engagement with Israel. My research focuses on the history of Jews in Ottoman and post-Ottoman Iraq. In addition to beyond cross-appointed in History and Judaic Studies, I am also affiliated with the University of Denver's Gender and Women's Studies program and the Center for Middle East Studies.
- Ph.D., History, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010
- MA, History, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005
- BA, History and Political Science, University of Delaware, 2001
Areas of Research