Hayrettin Yücesoy

​Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, History, and International and Area Studies
PhD, University of Chicago
research interests:
  • Medieval Middle East

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1121
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Hayrettin Yücesoy's primary specialty is the history of medieval Middle East, in particular political practice and thought, historiography, messianic beliefs and movements, and cross-cultural/trans-regional connections and encounters circa 8th-10th centuries. 

His current research agenda includes political thought and practice in medieval Middle East, the caliphate, notions of world and universal history, and early Qur'anic manuscripts.

For more information, visit Hayrettin Yücesoy's department profile.