Yitzhak Nakash

Brandeis University

Bio

Yitzhak Nakash is associate professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at Brandeis University.

He received several distinguished awards, including a residential fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, a membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and a grant from the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Featured Work

Reaching for Power: The Shia in the Modern Arab World

MAR 6, 2006 Transcript

Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World

Professor Yitzhak Nakash presents in great detail the history of the Shi'a branch of Islam, including an analysis of the tenuous political process in post-Saddam ...