Christopher Markiewicz Receives Malcolm Kerr Dissertation Award

Christopher Markiewicz (PhD, NELC 2015) wins Malcolm Kerr Dissertation Award from the Middle East Studies Association, for his dissertation: The Crisis of Rule in Late Medieval Islam: A Study of Idris Bidlisi (861-926/1457-1520) and Kingship at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century. The MESA Dissertation Awards were established in 1982 to recognize exceptional achievement in research and writing for/of dissertations in Middle East studies: 

Markiewicz's dissertation was supervised by Professor Cornell Fleischer.