Selected IAAS Doctoral Dissertation Titles

Name

Graduation Year

IAAS PhD Dissertation Title

Dr. Ki Joong Song

1979

"Mongo Yuhuae" (Categorical Explanation of the Mongolian Language) A Chinese-Korean-Mongolian Glossary of the Eighteenth Century

Dr. Siddiq Wahid

1981

A Lower Ladakhi Version of the Gling-Rgyal-Lham-Kesar: An Annotated Translation and Introduction

Dr. Beatrice Forbes Manz

1983

Politics and Control Under Tamerlane

Prof. Hodong Kim

1986

The Muslim Rebellion and the Kashgar Emirate in Chinese Central Asia, 1864- 1877 (Yaqub Beg, Sinkiang)

Dr. Jan Nattier

1989

The "Candragarbha-sutra" in Central and East Asia: Studies in a Buddhist Prophecy of Decline

Dr. Victor Ostapchuk

1990

The Ottoman Black Sea frontier and the relations of the Porte with the Polish- Lithuanian Commonwealth and Muscovy, 1622-1628

Dr. David T. Zmijewski

1992

Critical edition of a Turkish legend of Ibrahim ibn Ad'ham

Dr. Kahar Barat

1993

The Uygur "Xuanzang Biography", Volume IX

Dr. Mehmet Yalcin

1993

"Divan-i Qansuh al-Guri'': A critical edition of Turkish poetry commissioned by Sultan Qansuh al-Guri (1501-1516)

Dr. Xiangyun Wang

1995

Tibetan Buddhism at the court of Qing: The life and work of Cang-skya Rol- pa'i-rdo-rje (1717-1786)

Prof. Mei-hua Lan

1996

The Mongolian independence movement of 1911: A Pan-Mongolian endeavor

Prof Jacqueline Misty Armijo

1997

Sayyid 'Ajall Shams al-Din: A Muslim from central Asia, serving the Mongols in China, and bringing 'civilization' to Yunnan

Dr. Jiger Janabel

1997

From Mongol Empire to Qazaq Juzder: Studies on the Steppe political cycle (13th-18th centuries)

Dr. Mariko N. Walter

1997

Kingship and Buddhism in central Asia

Dr. Roxanna K. Blake

2000

The Cold War along the Inner Asian frontier: Iran, 1945-1963

Dr. Ruohong Li

2002

A Tibetan aristocratic family in eighteenth-century Tibet: A study of Qing - Tibetan contact

Dr. Gray Warren Tuttle

2002

Faith and nation: Tibetan Buddhists in the making of modern China (1902–1958)

Dr. Victoria Sujata

2003

A commentary on the “Mgur 'bum” (“Collected Songs of Spiritual

Realization”) of Skal ldan rgya mtsho, a seventeenth century scholar and siddha from Amdo

Dr. Eric David Mortensen

2004

Raven augury in Tibet, northwest Yunnan, Inner Asia, and circumpolar regions: A study in comparative folklore and religion

Dr. Hoong T. Toh

2004

Tibetan Buddhism in Ming China

Dr. Mariner Ezra Padwa

2007

An Archaic Fabric: Culture and landscape in an early Inner Asian oasis (3rd–4th Century C.E. Niya)

Dr. Rian Thum

2008

The sacred routes of Uyghur history

     

Dr. Gulnora K Aminova

2010

Removing the Veil of Taqiyya : Dimensions of the Biography of Âghâ-yi Buzurg (a sixteenth-century female saint from Transoxiana)

Dr. Yang Ga

2010

The Sources for the Writing of the Rgyud bzhi , Tibetan Medical Classic

 

Dr. David John Brophy

2011

Tending to Unite? The Origins of Uyghur Nationalism

Dr. Daniel Alexander Hirshberg

2012

Delivering the Lotus-Born: Historiography in the Tibetan Renaissance

Dr. Devon Margaret Dear

2014

Marginal Revolutions: Economies and Economic Knowledge between Qing China, Russia, and Mongolia, 1860 - 1911

Dr. Zeyneb Hale Eroglu Sager

2016

Islam in Translation: Muslim Reform and Transnational Networks in Modern China, 1908-1957

Dr. Doug Hitch

2016

The Old Khotanese Metanalysis

Dr. Sokhyo Jo

2016

Topics on the History of Tibetan Astronomy with a Focus on Background Knowledge of Eclipse Calculations in the 18th Century

Dr. Jeffrey Eden

2016

Slavery and Empire in Central Asia

Dr. Xin Wen

2017

Kingly Exchange: Silk Road and the East Eurasian World in the Age of Fragmentation (850-1000)

Dr. Joshua Freeman

2019

Print Communism: Uyghur Official Culture Between China and the USSR