| Andrew Newman|| Author|
| Dartmouth College, University of California, Los Angeles|
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Andrew J. Newman Wikipedia
Andrew J. Newman is a reader in Islamic Studies and Persian at the University of Edinburgh.
Newman holds a BA in History from Dartmouth College, where he graduated summa cum laude, as well as a MA and Phd in Islamic Studies from UCLA.
As well as a large number of academic articles on Islamic Studies and Persian History, he has authored two books: The Formative Period of Shi'i Law: Hadith as Discourse Between Qum and Baghdad (2000) and Safavid Iran: Rebirth of a Persian Empire (2006) (Reviews:)
His work on Safavid Iran won Iran's book of the year prize for 2007 in the category of Iranian Studies.