Prof. Cemil Aydin
Director of the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University
Cemil Aydin studied at Boğaziçi University, İstanbul University, and the University of Tokyo before receiving his Ph.D. degree in History and Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University in 2002. Since 2009, has been teaching at George Mason University as IIIT Professor of Islamic Studies.
Cemil Aydin’s publications include a book on Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asia: Visions of World Order in Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asian Thought (Columbia University Press, Global and International History Series; 2007) and a co-edited special volume on the Critiques of the ‘West’ in Iran, Turkey and Japan in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (Vol. 26:3-Fall 2006).
He is currently preparing a book on the “Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History” for Harvard University Press.