Ph. D. Princeton University 2004
M.A. Princeton University 1998
Biography of an Empire: Practicing Ottoman Governance in the Age of Revolutions (University of California Press 2009)
”Communities on the Verge: Unraveling the Phanariot Ascendancy in Ottoman Governance,” in Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2009.
”The Paradox of Perceptions: Interpreting the Ottoman Past through the National Present,” in Middle Eastern Studies, September 2008.
”A Tale of Two Cities and an Archive,” in International Journal of Turkish Studies, Fall 2008.
”Mischief in the Old Regime: Provincial Dragomans and Social Change at the Turn of the 19th Century,” in New Perspectives on Turkey, vol. 25, 2001.
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Political and social history of the Ottoman Empire, particularly in the 18th and 19th centuries
The Ottoman Empire & It's Rivals