Associate Professor of History
401-863-6589

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Peter Green 006

Faiz Ahmed is a historian of the modern Middle East, Islamicate South Asia, and Muslim minority communities beyond these regions. From the Ottoman Mediterranean to Indian Ocean, and Eurasian Steppe to California, Ahmed’s research and teaching interests include histories of migration, travel, and transnational exchange; students, scholars, and networks of learning; and the intersections of legal and constitutional history, citizenship, and diplomacy. His first book, Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires, was published with Harvard University Press in November 2017.

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