Languages: Kazakh, Turkish/Azeri, and other languages of Central Eurasia
Research/Language Interests: Turkic philology & linguistics, social-economic, cutural, and intellectual history of the Muslim Turks of Central Eurasia.
Education: B.A.,Columbia College, 1979 M.A., Columbia University, 1980 M.Phil., Columbia University, 1982 Ph.D., Columbia University, 1986
Affiliated Departments: Middle East Studies Program Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia
Undergraduate Courses: Introduction to Central Asia: From the Silk Route to Afghanistan Literatures of Central Asia (in Translation)
Graduate Courses: Proseminar: Introduction to Central Asian History Proseminar: Introduction to Turkic Linguistics