Mystics, Monarchs and Messiahs: Cultural Landscapes of Early Modern Iran, Cambridge: Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs, forthcoming 2002.
Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran. Joint monograph with Sussan Babaie, Ina Baghdiantz-McCabe and Massumeh Farhad, London: I.B. Tauris, forthcoming 2002.
"The Making of a Messiah in Early Modern Iran: Darvish Reza and his Unveiling," forthcoming.
"The Safavi Synthesis: From Qizilbash Islam to Imamite Shi'ism," Iranian Studies, Volume 27 (1994), a volume on pre-modern Iran, Said Amir Arjomand (ed.).
"Astrology and the Culture of Divination in Early Modern Iran," Books of Omen: The Falname, ed. Massumeh Farhad, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, forthcoming 2005.
"The Ever-tempting Return to an Iranian Past in the Islamic Present: Does Lotman's Binarism Help?" Lotman and Cultural Studies: Encounters and Extensions, eds. Amy Mandelker and Andreas Sch?nle (Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2002).
"The 'Aqaid al-Nisa': A Glimpse at Safavi Women in Local Isfahani Culture" Women in the Medieval Islamic World, Gavin Hambly (ed.), St. Martin's Press, 1998.
"Sufis, Darvishes, and Mullas: The Controversy Over Spiritual and Temporal Dominion in 17th centruy Safavi Iran," Safavid Persia, Charles Melville (ed.), I.B. Tauris, 1996.