John J. Curry

John Curry is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has worked extensively in Ottoman archives and libraries in the Turkish Republic for over a decade. He is presently editing a volume of articles about the development of Islamic mysticism from 1200-1800, and also participating in the translation of Katip Çelebi's Cihânnümâ as part of a panel of other noted Ottomanists.