Wesley W Lummus

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I am a graduate student in the History Department at University of Minnesota. My focus is on nationalism and religion in the modern Middle East. I have a wide variety of interests including the Arab World, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, Kemalism, Nasserism, Khomeinism, Islamic movements, especially the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Master of Arts : History- Modern Middle East , Texas Tech Univerity , Lubbock, Texas, 2011 .


  • Modern Middle East
  • Arab Nationalism, The Arab World
  • Turkey, Iran, Central Asia
Courses Taught
  • Turk 3002: Intermediate Turkish
  • Survey of the Modern Middle East
  • Islam and the West
Research & Professional Activities


  • GRPP Summer 2015: Islamic Research Institute in Turkey, Suleymaniye Library, June 2015 - August 2015