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Ayşe Baltacıoğlu-Brammer is assistant professor in the Department of History and the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at NYU. Her area of expertise is the religiopolitical history of the Middle East, with a focus on the Ottoman and Safavid Empires. The questions surrounding the Sunni-Shi‘ite conflict during the early modern period and its enmeshment with issues of geopolitical and fiscal legitimacy are at the core of her research.