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Roxani MargaritiAssociate ProfessorDirector of Graduate Studies



  • Ph.D., Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
  • M.A., Anthropology, Nautical Archaeology Program, Texas A&M University
  • B.A., Archaeology, University College, London, England

Teaching/Research Areas

  • Indian Ocean History
  • Maritime History
  • Social and Economic History of the Medieval Middle East 

Books Published

  • Jews, Christians and Muslims in Medieval and Early Modern Times: A Festschrift in Honor of Mark R. Cohen (Leiden: Brill, 2014), coeditor with Arnold Franklin, Marina Rustow and Uriel Simonsohn  
  • Histories of the Middle East: Studies in Economy, Society and Law in Honor of A.L. Udovitch (Leiden: Brill, 2010), coeditor with Adam Sabra and Petra Sijpesteijn 
  • Aden and the Indian Ocean Trade: 150 Years in the Life of a Medieval Arabian Port (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2007)