Nicholas Roberts

Nicholas Roberts



B.A. History, Music Performance, Syracuse University 2010

M.A. in Global, International, and Comparative History, Georgetown University, 2014 

Year Matriculated into Graduate Program


Graduate Field


Modern Islamic thought, global history, the state, theory

Dissertation and Advisor

Advisor: Ebrahim Moosa

My dissertation, Forging the Sultanate: State Making in Oman and the Crucible of Global Modernity, is a history of state building in Oman focusing especially on Ibadi political theology and global networks of the Indian Ocean basin.