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Curriculum Vitae


Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Ph.D. in the Graduate Division of Religion, West and South Asian Religions, 2010.
Ph.D. dissertation: “The Role of the Madrasah and the Structure of Islamic Legal Education in Mamluk Egypt (1250-1517).”
Advisor: Devin J. Stewart
Committee: Rich Martin and Gordon Newby

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
B.A. in Classical Studies, Minor in History, 1996.
M.A. in History, 2002.
M.A. thesis: “Al-Attas and the Islamization of Knowledge: The Formation of an Islamic Worldview and Educational System.”


Teaching Experience

John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas.
Associate Professor, History Department, Beginning Fall, 2016.
Assistant Professor, History Department, Fall, 2010 to present.
Instructor, History Department, Fall, 2007 to Spring, 2010.
Courses taught: Western Civilization I, Honors Western Civilization I, Western Civilization II, The Middle Ages, Classical World, History of the Middle East, 600-1800, The Modern Middle East, The Qur’an, Introductory Arabic, Seminar in History.

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Teaching Associate, Religion Department, 2004: Religion in the Age of 9/11.
Teaching Assistant, Departments of Religion and Middle East and South Asian Studies, 2002-3: Comparative Sacred Texts, Early and Medieval Islam.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Teaching Assistant, Department of History, University of Arkansas, 2001: Western Civilization II.



Faculty Excellence Award, John Brown University, 2015.

Summer Scholars Fellowship, John Brown University, Summers of 2012, 2013, 2014.

Awarded Supplemental Funds through John Brown University for presenting papers at conferences, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

New Faculty of the Year, teaching award, John Brown University, 2009.

American Research Center in Egypt, Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2005-06. Award for travel and study in Egypt.

Summer Research Grant, Emory University, 2003. Funding for intensive Arabic Study at Middlebury College.

Four Year Ph.D. Fellowship, Emory University, 2002-2006.

Summer Arabic Study Scholarship, University of Arkansas, 2001. Award for Intensive Arabic Study at Al-Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco.

Teaching Assistantship, University of Arkansas, 2001-02.


Review, Shiʿite Higher Learning and the Role of the Madrasa-yi Sulṭānī in Late Safavid Iran, by Maryam Moazzen. Dissertation Reviews, April, 2013.

“Bulqīnī Family.” Article in Encyclopaedia of Islam 3. Leiden: E.J. Brill Press, 2013.

“Companionship (ṣuḥba).” Article in Encyclopaedia of Islam 3. Leiden: E.J. Brill Press, forthcoming.


Papers Presented

“Professionalizing the Professorate: Exclusionary Practices in Madrasahs of Mamluk Cairo (1250-1517).” American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Montreal, November, 2009.

“Confusion or Consistency? The Appointment of Chief Judges under the Fatimid Caliph Mustansir (1036-1094).” The American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting, Chicago, April, 2011.

Served as a panelist in a roundtable discussion entitled “Historical Perspectives on the Arab Spring” at the Arkansas Association of College History Teachers Annual Conference in Little Rock, October, 2011.

“The Value of Knowledge: The Ethics and Economics of Legal Education in Fourteenth Century Cairo.” Arkansas Association of College History Teachers Annual Meeting, Hot Springs, October, 2012.

“The Structure of Islamic Legal Education: Tracing the Influence of Madrasahs in Mamluk Cairo (1250-1517).” American Oriental Society Annual Meeting, Portland, March 2013.

“Building a Madrasah and a Community: A Convert’s Integration into Muslim Social Groups in Mamluk Cairo.” Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October, 2013.

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Religion, intermittently 2003 - Present.

Middle Eastern Studies Association, intermittently 2004 - Present.

American Research Center in Egypt, intermittently 2004 – Present.

Arkansas Association of College History Teachers, 2012-13.

University and Community Service

Arkansas Humanities Council, Board of Directors, elected to a term of 2016-2019.

Chair of the History Department, 2012-2016.

Established a chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society, at John Brown University, Fall 2013.

Phi Alpha Theta, chapter advisor, 2013-2016.

Undergraduate Council, 2015-2016.

Faculty Affairs Committee, 2015-2016.

Faculty Development Committee, 2011-2014.

All-Campus Judiciary Board, 2008-2015.

Scholastic Petitions Committee, 2008-2013.

Professional Development Schools Advisory Committee, 2009- present.

Served as Faculty Mentor, 2013-14 and 2015-16.

Search Committee for Dean of Faculty Development, 2014.

Search Committee for Political Science professor, 2015.