Indiana University Bloomington
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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies (SRIFIAS) Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR) Summer Language Workshop (SWSEEL)

Graduate Students :: Graduates

Bill Mankins


Committee Chair: Dr. Bovingdon
Committee Member: Dr. Lazzerini
Committee Member: Dr. Shahrani
Committee Member: TBD

Education History

Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), Central Eurasian Studies (minor: NELC)
MA in Central Eurasian Studies
MS in Defense & Strategic Studies
BA in Chinese Language and Literature
BA in History

Graduate Assistant for Islamic Studies Program, IU: 2012-2014
Dissertation research, Afghanistan-Pakistan border: 2009-2011
Graduate Assistant for CEUS: 2004 – 2007
High school teacher and coach

Pashto (advanced 2011)
Farsi (intermediate 2008)
Urdu (intermediate 2008)
Uyghur (advanced 2007)
Chinese (advanced 2007)

Research Interests:

CrossFit and triathlon training, scuba diving, skydiving, camping, skiing, rock climbing, sailing, surfing, cooking, and watching college football.