Contributor biographical information for The modern Middle East : a sourcebook for history / edited by Camron Michael Amin, Benjamin C. Fortna, and Elizabeth Frierson.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog

Biographical text provided by the publisher (may be incomplete or contain other coding). The Library of Congress makes no claims as to the accuracy of the information provided, and will not maintain or otherwise edit/update the information supplied by the publisher.


Benjamin Fortna has studied at Yale University, Columbia University, and the University of Chicago. In 1996 and 1997 he was visiting lecturer in Islamic History at the Washington University in St Louis. He is currently Lecturer in the Modern History of the Middle East at the School of Oriental and
African Studies, London. Camron Amin studied at the universities of Chicago and Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been teaching Middle Eastern History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn since 1997 and is the author of several studies on modern Iran. Elizabeth B. Frierson studied at the
Universities of Vermont and Princeton. She has lectured at the University of New Hampshire and Princeton University, and was a visiting scholar at Cornell University. She is currently Associate Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Middle East -- History -- 1517-