Brian Glyn Williams, PhD
Professor of Islamic History
Department of History
Department Profile, The Last Warlord
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI.
- PhD, May 1999. Middle Eastern and Islamic Central Asian History.
Indiana University, Bloomington IN.
- Masters Degree, 1992. Russian and East European History.
- Masters Degree, 1990. Department of Central Eurasian Studies. Ottoman Language and Turkic History.
Stetson University, Deland FL.
- Bachelor of Arts, 1988. Department of History (Russian Studies and Art Minors).
Fields of Teaching and research
- Conflict in Contemporary Islamic Eurasia (Chechnya, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Macedonia).
- Nationalism and Identity in the Caucasus/Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan).
- Ottoman History (with emphasis on nationalism in the Balkans).
- Transnational Jihadi Militant Movements and Al Qaeda Terrorism.
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
- History Dept. Professor of Islamic Civilization. Fall 2001-Present.
University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.
- History Dept. Lecturer in Middle Eastern-Balkan History. 1999-2001.
University of Wisconsin, Madison.
- Lecturer of Islamic Central Asian and Medieval Middle Eastern History. 1996-1998.