Zackery M. Heern is an assistant professor in the Department of History at Idaho State University. Dr. Heern specializes in Middle East and Islamic history and his research and teaching interests include Iran, Iraq, modern Islamic movements, Shi‘i Islam, Intellectual History, and World History. His book, The Emergence of Modern Shi‘ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran, was published by Oneworld Publications in 2015 and was featured in The Economist. Dr. Heern is passionate about encouraging people of all backgrounds and levels of education to learn more about the Middle East and Islam.
Drawing Lines on Maps: World War One and The Creation of Nation-States in the Middle East
Islam 101: Beliefs, Practices, and History of 1.6 Billion People
Islamic Contributions to Civilization: Science, Math, Literature, and Art of the Middle East
The Emergence of Modern Shi‘ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran
The Muslim Brotherhood, HAMAS, The Taliban, Hezbollah, Al-Qaeda, and ISIS: Where did these Modern Islamic Movements come from?
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