Kent F. Schull
Office: 105 Mitchell
Education: Ph.D., History, University of California-Los Angeles, 2007
Fields of interest
Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Middle East History; Ottoman Empire; Arab-Israeli
Conflict; Crime, Punishment, and Penal Institutions in the Middle East; Nationalism;
Identity; Nation-state Construction; Childhood in the Middle East
Modern Middle East History; Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict; World Civilization,
Representative publications and conferences
- “Hapishaneler ve Cezalandırmaya İlişkin Yaklaşımlara Eleştirel Bir Bakış” [“A Critical
Look at Approaches to Prisons and Punishment”], in Noémi Lévy and Alexandre Toumarkine
(eds.), Osmanli’da Asayiş, Suç ve Ceza: 18.-20. Yzyıllar [Crime, Punishment and Social Control in the Ottoman Empire: 18th-20th Centuries] (Istanbul: Tarih Vakfi, Yurt Yayinlari, 2007), pp. 46-54.
- “Tutuklu Sayımı: Jön Türklerin Sistematik Bir Sekilde Hapishane Istatistiklerı Toplama
Çalışmaları ve Bunların 1911-1918 Hapishane Reformu Üzerine Etkileri” [“Counting the
Incarcerated: Young Turk Attempts to Systematically Collect Prison Statistics and
their Effects on Prison Reform, 1911-1918”], in Noémi Lévy and Alexandre Toumarkine
(eds.), Osmanli’da Asayiş, Suç ve Ceza: 18.-20. Yüzyıllar [Crime, Punishment and Social Control in the Ottoman Empire: 18th-20th Centuries] (Istanbul: Tarih Vakfi, Yurt Yayinlari, 2007), pp. 212-238.
- “Ottoman State Formation: Eugene Rogan’s Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, 1850-1921,” in UCLA Historical Journal, vol. 20, 2005, pp. 97-105.
- “Living and Researching in Istanbul with a Family,” UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies
(September 2004) http://www.international.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=14759.
- Catalogue of the Albert Hoxie Slide Collection (Los Angeles, 2001), p. 270. Also online at www.hoxie.ucla.edu.
- Late Ottoman Society: The Intellectual Legacy, edited by Elisabeth Özdalga in the MESA Bulletin, December, 2006.
- The Breaking of a Thousand Swords: A History of the Turkish Military of Samarra (200-
275 Ah/815-889 Ce), by Matthew S Gordon, in UCLA Historical Journal, vol. 20, 2005, pp. 106-08.
- Islamic Historiography, by Chase Robison, Jusur, Fall 2004. http://www.international.ucla.edu/cnes/jusur/article.asp?parentid=15520
- “Ottoman Prisons: Laboratories of Modernity” at the 8th Annual Mediterranean Conference,
Workshop #2: Policing and Incarceration in the Modern Middle East and North Africa.
Montecatini Terme, Italy (March, 2007).
- “Constructing the Nation by Categorizing the Incarcerated: The Ottoman Prison Surveys
of 1912 and 1914,” at AHA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA (January, 2007).
- “Disciplining the Disciplinarians in the Late Ottoman Empire: The Professionalization
of the Ottoman Prison Cadre, 1912-1913,” at the MESA Annual Conference, Boston, MA
- “Counting the Incarcerated: Young Turk attempts to systematically collect prison statistics
and their effects on prison reform, 1911-1918,” at Urban Violence and Public Order
in the Ottoman Empire (18th-20th Centuries) in Istanbul, Turkey (December, 2005).
- “The Masada Myth of the Nineteenth Century,” at the Western Regional Phi Alpha Theta
Conference, Brigham Young University, April 1999.