DPhil Oriental Studies
MPhil Modern Middle East Studies, BA Arabic and History.
BBC Arabic radio, Reuters news agency, European Council on Foreign Relations.
Late Ottoman history, modern Islamic thought, Middle East studies, Salafism, Gulf politics and society, Turkey, Saudi Arabia.
Muhammad Abduh, Mustafa Sabri, Zahid al-Kawthari, Mehmed Akif.
Recent Publications and/or Conferences:
"Producing Salafism: From Invented Tradition to State Agitprop," in Salman's Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia, Madawi Al-Rasheed, ed. (Hurst, 2018).
"Salafi Thought in Turkish Public Discourse since 1980," IJMES, 49/3 (2017).
Popular Culture in North Africa and the Middle East (ABC-Clio, 2017).
"Making Revolution Islamic Again: Protest and Rebellion from '79 Iran to the Arab Spring," Global Policy, January 2017.
"Rereading jihadi texts: Between subalternity and policy discourse," in Political Islam and Global Media: The boundaries of religious identity, Noha Mellor and Khalil Rinnawi, eds. (Routledge, 2017).