Expert on Islam, the Middle East and Central Asia
Professor emeritus, history and religious studies; senior fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-1826 — Home and cell phones available upon request firstname.lastname@example.org Home page
- Mongol empire
- Iran and Afghanistan
- Director, Middle East Studies Program, 2002-06
- Author, "The Mongols," "Medieval Persia 1040-1797," editor, "The New Cambridge History of Islam, vol. 3"
- General editor, "Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization" (Cambridge University Press)