Professor, Islamic World and Comparative Literature, University of Birmingham
Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus (Yale UP, 2016).
“Ijtihād against Madhhab: Legal Hybridity and the Meanings of Modernity in Early Modern Daghestan,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 57(1): 35-66 (2015).
“The Geographies of ʿAjam: The Circulation of Persian Poetry from South Asia to the Caucasus,” The Medieval History Journal 18(1): 87-119. (2015).
“Secularism and Belief in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge,” Journal of Islamic Studies 22(3): 339-373 (2011).
“Why Daghestan is Good to Think: Moshe Gammer, Daghestan, and Global Islamic History," in Written Culture in Daghestan, ed. Moshe Gammer (Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae, 2015), 17-40.