Ali Karjoo-Ravary

Richard W. Bulliet Assistant Professor of Islamic History

Columbia University

Ali Karjoo-Ravary works on the intellectual, social, and material history of Islam. He received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in Religious Studies and is currently working on his book project, The Alchemy of Kingship: Politics and Cosmology in the Islamic East, Fourteenth-Sixteenth Centuries. His other work looks at visual representation and iconography in medieval Sufism, science fiction and religion, and the interplay between architecture, print culture, and changing notions of religion in the broader Muslim world.