Cornell Fleischer

Cornell Fleischer
Kanuni Suleyman Professor of Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies
Pick Hall 216
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1982
Teaching at UChicago since 1993

Academic Bio

Professor Fleischer focuses primarily on Ottoman history, specializing in the Age of Suleyman. Currently he is working on a major work on Suleyman the Lawgiver as well as a number of papers dealing with the time period. In addition, he has begun work on Apocalypticism and its relationship to his field of study. Professor Fleischer also sits on the editorial board of a number of publications, including the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History and the International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies.

Selected Publications

"A Different Sort of Scholar: 'Abd al-Rahman al-Bistami (d. 1454) and the Science of Letters," Festschrift Hans Georg Majer (Munich, 2000).

Recent & Regularly Taught Courses

  • TURK 40589 Advanced Ottoman Historical Texts
  • NEHC 30852-3 Sem: Ottoman World/Suleyman
  • NEHC 40583, Ottoman Diplomatics/Paleography
Affiliated Departments and Centers: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Department of History
Subject Area: Islamic History and Civilization, Ottoman and Turkish Studies, Ottoman Turkish