Indiana University Bloomington
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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies (SRIFIAS) Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR) Summer Language Workshop (SWSEEL)

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Daniel Beben

Email: dbeben@indiana.edu

Advisor: Devin DeWeese

Education History

M.A. (2010)    Central Eurasian Studies and History, Indiana University
B.A. (2005)     Political Science (with honors) and India Studies, Indiana University

Honors/Awards
2012-2013       Social Science Research Council (SSRC) International Dissertation Research Fellowship for dissertation research in Tajikistan
2012-2013       American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program Advanced Research Fellowship for dissertation research in Tajikistan
Spring 2012     Van Der Weele Fellowship, History Department
Fall 2011         Conference Travel Award, College of Arts and Sciences
Fall 2011         Conference Travel Award, CEUS
Fall 2011         Devin DeWeese Award for Best Graduate Essay on Islam in Central Asia, Islamic Studies Program
Summer 2010  Title VIII Fellowship for Uzbek, IAUNRC
2009-2010       Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Tajik/Persian, IAUNRC
2008-2009       David Boren Fellowship for Tajik/Persian language study in Tajikistan
2007-2008       Iranian Studies Fellowship, CEUS
2006-2007       Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Persian, IAUNRC
2005-2006       Recruitment Fellowship, CEUS

Employment:
Spring 2012     R299: Introduction to Turko-Iranian Civilization, Instructor of Record, Department of Central Eurasian Studies

Fall 2011         H101: The World in the Twentieth Century to 1945, Associate Instructor for Dr. Peter Guardino, Department of History
Spring 2011     H106: American History II, Associate Instructor for Dr. Steven Andrews, Department of History
Fall 2010         E104: Oil, Islam, and Geopolitics, Associate Instructor for Dr. Gardner Bovingdon, Department of Central Eurasian Studies

Languages
Persian and Tajik: Advanced speaking and reading proficiency
Urdu: Intermediate speaking and advanced reading proficiency
Chaghatay, French, Russian, and Uzbek: Reading proficiency