Faculty and Staff


A. Azfar Moin

Assistant Professor
History of South Asia

Dallas Hall Room 64

Educational Background

Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2010
M.A. The University of Texas at Austin, 2005
B.A. The University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Awards and Service (Selected)

2009   Rackham Humanities Dissertation Fellowship, University of Michigan
2008   Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship, American Institute of Pakistan Studies
2008   Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship (declined), US Department of Education
2008   Rackham Humanities Research Fellowship, University of Michigan
2005   Rackham Regents Fellowship, University of Michigan
2004   Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, UT Austin
2003   Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship,  UT Austin 

Books and Essays

The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam (1400-1700). New York: Columbia University Press, 2013.

“Painted Rituals: The Sacred Art of Jahangir.” In Muslim Voices: Community and the Self in South Asia, edited by Sandria B. Freitag, David Gilmartin, and Usha Sanyal. New Delhi: Yoda Press, forthcoming.

“Challenging the Mughal Emperor: The Islamic Millennium according to ‘Abd al-Qadir Badayuni.” In Islam in South Asia in Practice, edited by Barbara Metcalf. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Jalal, Al-e Ahmad. A Stone on a Grave. Translated from Persian into English by Azfar Moin. Edited by M. R. Ghanoonparvar. Los Angeles: Mazda Publications, 2008.

“Partisan Dreams and Prophetic Visions: Shi‘i Critique in al-Mas‘udi's History of the Abbasids.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 127, no. 4 (2007).

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