Associate Professor of Sociology and History, Yale University
Jonathan Wyrtzen is associate professor of sociology and history at Yale University. His research engages a set of related thematic areas that include empire and colonialism, state formation and non-state forms of political organization, ethnicity and nationalism, and religion and socio-political action in North Africa and the Middle East. He is the author of Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity (Cornell University Press, 2015; 2016 Social Science History Association President's Book Award winner). His current book project, Reimagining the Middle East: Jihads, Empires, and the Long Great War, is under contract with Columbia University Press.