Middle East Studies Association; Society for Iranian Studies; North American Historians of Islamic Art; Societas Iranologica Europaea; Editor, Iranian Studies.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1995; International Research and Exchanges Board, 1992.
"Reconstructing Balkh: The Vakfiya of 947/1540" Studies on Central Asian History, ed. Devin DeWeese (Bloomington 2001)
"Architecture and Narrative: The Khwaja Abu Nasr Shrine" Muqarnas, vol. 18 (2001) (Part One: Constructing the Complex and Its Meaning, 1469-1696) and vol. 19 (2002) (Part Two: Representing the Complex in Word and Image, 1696-1998)
"Zamzam Water on a White Felt Carpet: Adapting Mongol Ways in Muslim Central Asia, 1550-1650," in Michael Gervers and Wayne Schlepp, eds., Religion, Customary Law, and Nomadic Technology (Toronto, 2000)
Central Asia: Foundations of Change, 1997
"Central Asia in the 16th_18th centuries" and "Central Asia: Economy from the Timurids until the 12th/18th century," Encyclopedia Iranica, 1992
Waqf in Central Asia: Four Hundred Years in the History of a Muslim Shrine, 1480-1889, 1991
"Economic and Social Aspects of the Public Architecture of Bukhara in the 1560's and 1570's," Islamic Art, v. 2, 1987
"Four Sources on Shah Abbas's Building of Isfahan," Muqarnas, v. 5, 1988
"Waqf and public policy: The waqfs of Shah Abbas," Asian and African Studies, v. 15, no. 2, 1981