Cornell H. Fleischer

Field Specialties

Middle Eastern studies; Ottoman history; Islamic history; early modern Mediterranean history

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David Nirenberg

Field Specialties


Christians, Jews, and Muslims in medieval Europe and the Mediterranean; medieval ideas about communication, exchange, and social relations

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Ada Palmer

Field Specialties

Early modern Europe; the Renaissance, with a focus on Italy; Reformation; longue-durée intellectual and cultural history; postclassical reception of classical philosophy; Renaissance humanism; history of the book, printing, and reading; history of education; history of science, religion, atheism, deism, heresy, and heterodoxy; music history; Enlightenment reception of earlier radical thought; Epicureanism, atomism, Stoicism, Skepticism, Platonism, and Neoplatonism

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Richard Payne

Field Specialties

Persian and Islamic history, the Sasanian Empire, late antiquity

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John E. Woods

Field Specialties

Islamic history, Iranian history, Central and South Asian history, Middle Eastern studies

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