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Heern, Zackery

Assistant Professor, History
Idaho State University


Zackery M. Heern is a specialist in the Middle East and Islamic Studies. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Idaho State University. Oneworld Publications published his latest book, titled "The Emergence of Modern Shi‘ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran." According to The Economist, Heern “refreshingly teases out the parallels between the three movements” of Usuli Shi‘ism, neo-Sufism, and Wahhabi Sufism.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
World History   
Iranian Studies   
Islamic Studies   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Islamic World   
Iraq   
Iran   
SPECIALTIES
Shi'i Islam   
Islamic Movements   
Intellectual History   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
German (Elementary)   
Persian (Advanced)   
Spanish (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
PhD2011HistoryUniversity of Utah
MA2005ME StdsU of Utah
BA2002Hist & ME StdsUCLA
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Zackery Heern






Department of History
921 S. 8th Ave.
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID
83209-8079
United States

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