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Chase F. Robinson
Position: Distinguished Professor
President, The Graduate Center
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Phone: 212-817-7200
Research Interests: Early Islam
Selected Publications


Empire and Elites after the Muslim Conquest: The Transformation of Northern Mesopotamia (Cambridge, 2000)

Islamic Historiography (Cambridge, 2003)

A Medieval Islamic City Reconsidered: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Samarra
(Oxford, 2001)

Abd al-Malik (Oxford, 2005)

The Legacy of the Prophet: The Middle East and Islam, 600-1300 (Cambridge, 2009 )

The Formation of Islam, Sixth to Eleventh Century (vol. 1 of the 6-volume New Cambridge History of Islam, 2009)

Texts, Documents and Artefacts: Islamic Studies in Honour of D.S. Richards (E.J. Brill, 2003)


Grants and Fellowships

British Academy, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, and the American Research Center in Egypt. A native of Newton, Massachusetts, Robinson received his bachelor's degree from Brown University and his Ph.D. from Harvard.