Zackery M Heern, PhD
The Emergence of Modern Shi‘ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, Forthcoming (2015).
Shi‘i Law and Leadership: The Influence of Mortaza Ansari. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010.
Journal Articles and Chapters in Edited Volumes:
“Minority Religions in the Middle East: 1250-1920.” in Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An Encyclopedia, Edited by Andrea L. Stanton, et. al. Vol. 1. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2012.
“Thou Shalt Emulate the Most Knowledgeable Jurist,” Journal of Shia Islamic Studies, Forthcoming.
“Three Sources of Shi‘i Knowledge and Authority: A Historical Survey.” in Knowledge and Authority in the Hawza, Edited by Robert Gleave, London: I. B. Tauris, Forthcoming.
“One Thousand Years of Islamic Education in Najaf, Iraq: Myth or History?” in The History and Development of the Hawza, Edited by Robert Gleave, London: I. B. Tauris, Forthcoming.
Selected Courses Taught:
Islam in the Modern World
Modern Middle East
Islamic Middle East
Modern Iraq and Iran
Islam, Politics, and Terrorism
Islam and the West
Persian Culture and Civilization
Introduction to Islam
World Civilizations to 1500
World Civilizations since 1500