Faculty Staff

The KRC provides the perfect working environment for the following permanent members of faculty staff:

Umberto Bongianino, Departmental Lecturer in Islamic Art & Architecture

Jeremy Johns, Director of the Khalili Research Centre, Professor of the Art & Archaeology of the Islamic Mediterranean

Alain George, I.M Pei Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture

Luke Treadwell, Samir Shamma Lecturer in Islamic Numismatics and Assistant Keeper in the Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum

Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay, Associate Professor in Islamic Art and Architecture

Administrative and Research Staff

The KRC also houses administrative staff, research staff, and their projects, including:

Ali Al-Manaser, Barakat Research Scholar

Nadia Ali, Empires of Faith Project

Daniel Burt, OCIANA Project Technical Lead and KRC ICT Officer

Hannah Litvack, KRC Administrator

Teresa Fitzherbert, Faculty Tutor in Islamic Art

Elise Morero, Early Islamic Rock Crystal Project


Affiliated Staff

The following scholars are also affiliated with the Khalili Research Centre:

James Allan, Emeritus Professor of Eastern Art

Mahmoud Hawari, KRC Research Fellow

Marek Jankowiak, Slaves for Dirhams Project

Francesca Leoni
, Yousef Jameel Curator of Islamic Art, Ashmolean Museum

Michael Macdonald, Academic Director of the OCIANA Project

Emilie Savage-Smith, Professor of the History of Islamic Science

Andrew Topsfield, Keeper of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum

Oliver Watson, Emeritus Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture