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Jeffery Dyer

ph.d. candidate



Office: Stokes Hall, Office S356

Curriculum Vitae

Faculty Advisor: Prasannan Parthasarathi


MA, History, Boston College
MA, Arab Studies, Georgetown University
BA, Middle Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests: 

Nineteenth Century Ottoman Empire; Ottoman Empire in the Arab Provinces; Ottoman Diplomacy in the Indian Ocean; The Caliphate and Pan-Islamism.


“Desert Saints or Lions Without Teeth?: British Portrayals of Bedouin Masculinity in the Nineteenth-Century Arabian Peninsula.” Arab Studies Journal. XVII:1 (Spring 2009): 85-97.

Awards and Fellowships:

  • J. William Fulbright U.S. Student Program – Istanbul, Turkey – 2012/2013
  • Clough Center for Constitutional Democracy Summer Research Stipend – Summer 2012
  • Harvard University/Koc University Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School – Cunda, Turkey – Summer 2012
  • State Department/CAORC Critical Language Scholarship – Advanced Intermediate Turkish – TÖMER/Ankara University (Ankara, Turkey) – Summer 2010
  • State Department/CAORC Critical Language Scholarship – Beginning Turkish – American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)/Izmir University of Economics (Izmir, Turkey) – Summer 2009