Early Career Fellow and Lecturer in Islamic History
Faculty / College Address:
Islamic History and Historiography (13th to 16th century)
Identity Construction and Historical Narratives
Heresy and Orthodoxy (Mongol, Mamluk periods)
Sunni-Shi'i Relations in the Medieval Period, Sectarianism in the Modern Period
Contemporary Iraq and Syria
Islamic Movements of the Early, Middle, and Modern Periods
Book on the Historiography of the Fall of Baghdad in 1258; article on Ijma' as a theoretical and practical concept (accepted for publication)
Islamic History, 570-1500 (lecture, 1st year, 3rd year and M.Phil)
Topics in Islamic History, 570-1500 (graduate seminar)
Arabic Historical Texts, 570-1500 (undergraduate Arabic seminar)
“Maliki’s Legacy and the Intricate Crisis of the Iraqi Political System,” Insight, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore, September 10, 2014: https://mei.nus.edu.sg/themes/site_themes/agile_records/images/uploads/Download_Insight_118_Neggaz_(1).pdf
“A Sunni-Shia Bridge Too Far,” with Ali A. Allawi, in Project Syndicate, May 5, 2014: http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/ali-a--allawi-and-nassima-neggaz-reflect-on-iraq-s-election-and-the-prospects-for-a-sectarian-rapprochement-in-iraq-and-elsewhere-in-the-muslim-world
“Syria’s Arab Spring: Language Enrichment in the Midst of Revolution,” in Language, Discourse, and Society, pp. 11-31, Vol. 2, Number 2, July 2013 (received the Academic Excellence Award by the International Sociological Association, July 2014). Peer-reviewed.
“‘Usman dan Fodio,” “Mu‘tazilis,” “The Muslim League,” “Al-Qaeda,” “Saladin,” “Gamal Abdel Nasser,” in the Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought ed. Gerhard Bowering (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012). Peer-reviewed.