Roy Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History (Department of History)
Professor Roy Mottahedeh
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
1430 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Office: CMES, 1430 Mass. Ave.
Professor Mottahedeh’s major work is on the pre-modern social and intellectual history of the Islamic Middle East. His publications include Loyalty and Leadership in an Early Islamic Society (1980) and The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran (1985). He is the faculty adviser of a new journal, The Harvard Middle Eastern and Islamic Review. He is currently working on the medieval Middle Eastern literature on “marvels.”