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Professor, Director of the Central and Southwest Asian Studies Program
A.S, B.F.A., B.A., M.A.. M.A. Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dean's Honors list
ANTY 141H: Silk Road
ANTY 241H: Central Asian Civilizations and Cultures: Peoples and Environments
ANTY 347: Central Asia and its Neighbors
ANTY 442: Cities and Landscapes of Central Asia
ANTY 444: Artistic Traditions of Central Asia
ANTY 494: Seminar on Central Asia
28 years teaching and advising at the University of Montana-Missoula
Artistic Traditions of Inner Eurasian Cultures, Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Golden Ages, (Manuscript Published by Lexington Books, An imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2022).
Central Asian Cultures, Arts and Architecture, Second Edition, Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Medieval Golden Ages, (Manuscript Published by Lexington Books, An imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2018).
Cultures of Central Asia: Between 2016 – 2021, seven volumes (5 – 11) of the Journal of Central Asian Cultures have been published at the University of Montana. The topics of the journal include analysis of Inner Eurasia history, cultures and specific issues across prehistory, ancient, medieval and modern eras The journal has included articles by faculty and students in the CSWA Program.
Central Asian Cultures, Arts and Architecture, (Manuscript Published by Lexington Books, An imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2015).
Silk Road, (Manuscript Published: Fall 2014)
(Co-authors: A group of International Scholars)
Discovering Central Asia, (Manuscript Published: Spring 2012)
US Department of Education
(Co-authors: Mehrdad Kia, Don Beduna, Jim Sears, Marc Hendricks, Rick and Susie Graetz)
Art History; Central Asia