Ph.D., 2000 Harvard University
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Visual and literary cultures of the medieval Persianate world; figural representation in medieval Islamic art; production and perception of objects in medieval Islamic societies; ceramic production in the medieval Islamic world; Islamic architecture in medieval Anatolia (1100-1400)
"The House of Mengujek: Constructions of Dynastic Identity in the Late Twelfth Century," in The Seljuks of Anatolia: Court and Society in the Medieval Middle East, eds. Andrew Peacock and Sara Nur Yıldız (London: IB Tauris, forthcoming 2011)."The Mosque-Hospital Complex in Divriği: A History of Relations and Transitions." Anadolu ve Çevresinde Ortaçağ 3 (2009), pp. 169-98.Perpetual Glory: Medieval Islamic Ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection [exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago, March-August 2007]. New Haven and London: Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Press.