Current Projects


Between the Ottomans and the Entente: the First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1922. A social history of transnational political activism in the Syrian and Lebanese diaspora from the Young Turk Revolution through the early French Mandates. Under contract with Oxford University Press.

Emerging Research

  • Syrian labor migration, esp. weaving, textiles, and trade unionism in the Americas
  • Comparative refugee histories and Middle Eastern refugees in California