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Schayegh Promoted to Associate Professor

The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the promotion of Cyrus Schayegh to associate professor effective July 1. Schayegh has written numerous articles on pre-revolutionary twentieth-century Iran and the modern Levant; published one book, Who Is Knowledgeable Is Strong: Science, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900-1950 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009); is finishing The Emergence of the Modern Middle East: A Transnational History (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, forthcoming); and is co-editing A Global Middle East: Mobility, Materiality and Culture in the Modern Age, 1880-1940 (London: Tauris, forthcoming) and The Routledge Handbook of the History of Middle East Mandates (London: Routledge, forthcoming). His teaching interests are the modern Middle East and transnational and global history.