• B.A., William Paterson University, 2000
  • M.A., University of Michigan, 2004
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2010
Areas of Interest

Sarah Mirza is a cultural historian of pre-Islamic Arabia and early Islam, with a focus on the material culture of writing. She is currently working on two books: one on pre-Islamic Arabian legal tradition, and one on shoes and poetry in pre-Islamic Arabia.

Courses Taught
  • RELS 110: Comparative Religious Traditions: Near East
  • RELS 222: Islam
  • RELS 267: Islamic Origins
  • RELS 267 / HIST 265: Ancient Arabian Religions
  • HIST 267: Iranian History and Cinema