College / Department

Teaching areas

Global History, Middle Eastern Studies, Modern History, Middle Eastern and Global Politics, Political Economy.

Research areas

Global History, Comparative Imperialism from 19th Century to Present. Italian, Portuguese, French, and Ottoman imperial projects. Contemporary Middle East (Arabia, Syria, Turkey) and Balkan (Albania/Kosovo) politics. Global Political Economy and Environmental History of Borderlands.


PhD, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Histor, New York University, United States
MA, Political Theory and Historical Studies, New School for Social Research, United States

Professional experience

Associate/Docent at Stockholm University, Sweden(2016 - 2019)
Visiting Associate Professor at Copenhagen University, Denmark(2018 - 2018)
Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany - 2018)
Associate Professor at University of Antwerp, Belgium(2014 - 2015)
Associate Professor at Georgia State University, United States(2006 - 2015)
Senior Research Fellow at Leipzig University, Germany(2010 - 2014)
Associate Professor at Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland(2013 - 2013)
Visiting Lecturer and Dir. of Overseas Program at American University, United States(2005 - 2010)


American Historical Association - present
Middle Eastern Studies Association - present
Society of Albanian Studies - present
Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies - present
Swedish Institute - present
Czech Academy of Science, 2020 - present
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