Dina Le Gall

Dina Le Gall - Associate Professor -  profile photo

Research Interests

  • Middle Eastern and Islamic History


Affiliated Campus(es)

  • Lehman College

Selected Publications

  • A Culture of Sufism:  Naqshbandis in the Ottoman World, 1450-1700.  Albany, NY:  SUNY Press, 2005.

Recent Articles

  • 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)

Other Activities

  • 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

Dina Le Gall - Associate Professor -  profile photo


Affiliated Campus(es)

  • Lehman College