School of Global and International Studies

Central Eurasian Studies

Graduate Students

Michael Krautkraemer

Emailmtkrautk@indiana.edu
AdvisorDevin DeWeese

Education History
MA in Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University (2016)
BA Cum Laude in Asian Studies, Loyola University, New Orleans (2012)
Concentration on Xinjiang, History 
Honors Thesis: "The Mujadiddiyya Across the Steppe: Ya’qūb Beg’s Kingdom of Kashgaria” 

Research Interests: History, Islam in Central Asia, Religious History and Experience, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Philology, Identity Formation, Identity Politics

Honors and Awards
2015 Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Turkish
2014-15 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Uyghur
2014 Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Persian
2013-14 Recruitment Fellowship, Indiana University
2013 Outstanding Asian Studies Student, Loyola University, New Orleans

Teaching Experience 
Fall 2016 Associate Instructor, Central Eurasian Studies
"Saints of the Silk Road"

Spring 2015 Associate Instructor, Central Eurasian Studies
"Empire of the Mongols"

Fall 2015 Associate Instructor, Central Eurasian Studies
"Oil, Islam, and Geopolitics"

Languages
English (native) 
French (advanced) 
Uyghur (advanced) 
Turkish (intermediate)
Chinese (intermediate)
Persian (elementary)
Chaghatay Turkic (advanced reading)
Manchu (elementary reading)
German (intermediate reading)


Department of Central Eurasian Studies
Global and International Studies Building 3024
East Building, 3rd Floor
355 North Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1105

Phone: (812) 855-2233
Fax: (812) 855-7500