Muleteers as Bandits and Mutineers: Global Capital and Social Transformation in the Ottoman Countryside
Joan Chaker is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at Harvard University who works on the intersection of Ottoman history and the global history of capitalism. She holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and an M.A. in History from the American University of Beirut, where she focused on the Ottoman tobacco market. In a previous incarnation, Joan worked as a money markets trader at ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam. Her current research interests also include the constitutional law of money.