John E. Woods

Professor of Iranian and Central Asian History, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and the College; Associate Faculty

 

PhD (Princeton University)

Professor Woods focuses primarily on the history of Turkey, Iran, and Central Asia from the thirteenth to eighteenth century. He is particularly interested in aspects of the encounter of sedentary and nomadic people in those regions during that time period. He is at present working on several projects dealing with the age of Chinggis Khan and Timur (Tamerlane). He has played a central role in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies since 1980.

Prof. Woods' homepage at the History Department.

 

 

(773) 702-834
Pick 115
Areas of study: 

Current and Upcoming Courses