Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Architecture
History, Theory & Criticism Section


Honors and Awards

British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize in Middle Eastern Studies, 2011.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship, Cambridge, MA, 2011-12.

American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Fellowship and scholar-in-residence, 2007-08.

Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (IFAO), Cairo, Chercheur Associé, 2007-08.

Allianz Guest Professorship, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Spring 2007.

La Chaire de L’Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA), Paris, Jan-Feb 2003.

American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Fellowship, Cairo, Egypt, 1999-2000.

Visitor, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Spring 1997.

The J. Paul Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art and Humanities, 1993-94.

The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Award (HASS), MIT, 1992-93.

The Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award, Humanities Section, The Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 1991.

Aga Khan Award for Architectural Studies, MIT, 1985-90.

American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Fellowship, Cairo, Egypt, 1988-89.

McGuirre Award, Best Design for a Solar House, Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning (GSAUP), UCLA, 1983.