A Culture of Sufism: Naqshbandis in the Ottoman World, 1450-1700. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2005.
Bir Sûfî Kütürü Olarak: Osmanlı’da Nakşibendilik (1450-1700). Istanbul: Litera Yayıncılık, 2016 (Turkish translation of A Culture of Sufism).
"Recent Thinking on Sufis and Saints in the Lives of Muslim Societies, Past and Present." International Journal of Middle East Studies 42 (2010): 673-687.
"Kadizadelis, Naksbendis, and Intra-Sufi Diatribe in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul." Turkish Studies Association Journal 28 (2004, pub. 2007): 1-28.
"Forgotten Naqshbandis and the Culture of Pre-Modern Sufi Brotherhoods." Studia Islamica 97 (2003, pub. 2006): 87-119.
Work in Progress
"Sufism in History: Mysticism, Piety, and Sacred Power in the Lives of Muslim Societies"
Institute of Ismaili Studies (London), Annemarie Schimmel Scholarship (2011)
National Endowment for the Humanities, Faculty Research Award (2009/10)
Lehman College, Faculty Development Award, Scholar Incentive Award (2009/10)
PSC-CUNY, Research Award (several)
Journal of Sufi Studies (Leiden), Advisory Board (2011- )
American Research Institute in Turkey, Delegate at Large, Fellowship Committee, Nominating Committee (2006- )
Middle East Studies Association, Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award Committee (Humanities) (member and chair, 2004/5)
Referee/Reviewer, American Historical Review, Critique, Hypatia, Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, Princeton Papers, Jama'a, International Journal of Turkish Studies, Rutgers University Press, Columbia University Press, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press