Fac/Staff profile

Camron Michael Amin
Camron Michael
Amin
Ph.D.
Professor of History

Education

Ph.D., Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago, 1996.

1270 SSB (Social Sciences Building)
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 436-9171

About

Camron Michael Amin joined the faculty in 1997. He currently serves as the History Discipline Representative, Coordinator of the Middle East Studies Certificate Program, CASL Representative to the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects Governing Board, Principal Investigator for the Michigan Iranian American Oral History Project and Program Chair for the 2018 Association for Iranian Studies Conference.

Course Syllabi

HIST 101: The World to 1500 CE (Fall 2017)

HIST 3511: Modern Middle East, 1918-1945 (Fall 2017)

 

Selected Publications

Amin, Camron M. 2017. "Gender, Madness, Religion, and Iranian-American Identity: Observations on a 2006 Murder Trial in Williamsport, Pennsylvania." Soc. Sci. 6, no. 3: 85. (http://www.mdpi.com/2076-0760/6/3/85)

“Surveying the ‘Sheikhdoms’ of the Persian Gulf, 1966-1973: Newspaperman ʿAbbas Masʿudi and the Construction of Iranian Nationalism in Foreign Policy.” In Constructing Nationalism in Iran: From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic. Edited by Meir Litvak. Chapter 11 (142-57). Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2017.

“‘Science’ and Literary Soundscapes, Neuroscience and Oral History: Research Notes from Iranian Studies,” Part of a Roundtable entitled, “Bringing Sound to Middle Eastern Studies (pp. 113-155),” in The International Journal of Middle East Studies 48: 1 (February, 2016): 146-50.

“The Press and Public Diplomacy in Iran, 1820-1940,” Iranian Studies 48: 2 (2015): 269-287.

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Awards and Recognition

  • "Mentor of the Year" (Winter 2017), CASL Humanities/History Internship Program
  • "Most Valuable Professor" (Fall 2016), Varsity Volleyball
  • Campus Grant (17-18), UM-Dearborn ORSP
  • Michigan Humanities Council Heritage Grant (16-17)
  • Campus Grant (09-10), UM-Dearborn ORSP
  • NEH National Education Projects Grant (2000-2003)

History

Member for
7 months 3 weeks