(Gerda Henkel Doctoral Fellow)
Piety, Power and Trans-imperial Relations: History and Politics of Iranian Hajj (1796 - 1925)
MA Intellectual Encounters of the Islamicate World, Free University of Berlin, Germany (Mentor)
Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World, Co-Edited with Dr. Babak Rahimi, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2019, 296 pp.
Peer-Review Articles and Book Chapters
“Introduction”, co-authored with Babak Rahimi, Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1-46 p. https://flexpub.com/preview/muslim-pilgrimage-in-the-modern-world
“Quietness beyond Political Power: Politics of Taking Sanctuary (Bast Neshini) in the Shi‘ite Shrines of Iran”, Iranian Studies, 49:2 (2016), 1-22 p. https://doi.org/10.1080/00210862.2016.1142269
“To Capture a Cherished Past: Pilgrimage Studio Photography at Imam Riza’s Shrine, Iran”, The Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, Vol. 8:1 (2015), 282-306 p. https://doi.org/10.1163/18739865-00802007
“Mapping the Current Trends in Iranian Social, Cultural, Religious and Political Thought in the Post-1979 Era”, In The Contemporary Iranian Thought, Edited by Lütfi Sunar.