M. Nazif Shahrani
- Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
- Professor, Department of Anthropology
- Professor, Department of Central Eurasian Studies
- PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, 1976 (Anthropology)
- MA, University of Washington, Seattle, 1972 (Anthropology)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cultural ecology of nomadic pastoralism
- State and society, Islamic movements
- Identity politics
- Social change and modernization
- Muslim family and gender dynamics in Soviet and post-Soviet Central Asia
- Afghanistan and Central Asia Research
Office: Global and International Studies Building 3036
Phone: (812) 855-4858
Courses Recently Taught
- People and Cultures of the Middle East
- Representations of Islam and Muslims in Anthropological Literature
- Islam and Politics in Central Asia and the Middle East
- Post-Taliban Afghan/Global Terror
- Muslim States and Societies
- The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan: Adaptation to Closed Frontiers and War. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2002.
- Editor, with Robert L. Canfield. Revolutions and Rebellions in Afghanistan: Anthropological Perspectives. Berkeley: Institute of International Studies, University of California, 1984.
- The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan: Adaptation of Closed Frontiers. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979.