Persian illustrated manuscripts produced under Mongol rule c.1258–1510
The interface of cultures in the Near East and Central Asia in the 13th and 14th centuries CE, in particular Iran under Mongol rule
MA research: Part I, "The Life of Khwaju Kirmani (689/1290-753/1352) as reflected in his poetry, with particular reference to the masnavi Humay u Humayun"; Part 2, "The paintings in the British Library's Khwaju Kirmani Manuscript of 1396 (Add. 18,113) approached through the text"
MPhil research: "Themes and Images on the Figural Buff Ware of Medieval Nishapur"
PhD research: "Bal'ami's Tabari. An illustrated manuscript of Bal'ami's Tarjuma-yi Tarikh-i Tabari in the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington (F57.16, 47.19 and 30.21)", available online via British Library at ethos.bl.uk
"The hunt" in Court and Craft, A Masterpiece from Northern Iraq, ed. Rachel Ward, Courtauld Gallery, London, 2014, pp 30-37
Heather Ecker and Teresa Fitzherbert, "The Freer Canteen Reconsidered". Ars Orientalis 42, pp. 176-193, 2012
"Metalwork and Fourteenth-century Persian Painting: a footnote" in Metalwork and Material Culture in the Islamic World. Art, Craft and Text, essays presented to James W. Allan, eds Venetia Porter and Mariam Rosser-Owen, London, 2012, pp. 89-97
"Religious Diversity under Ilkhanid rule c. 1300 as reflected the Freer Bal'ami" in Beyond the Legacy of Genghis Khan. Papers delivered at an international symposium at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 13-15, 2003, Brill, Leiden
"Portrait of a lost leader. Jalal al-Din Khwarazmshah and Juvaini" in 'The Court of the Il-khans 1290–1340', eds J. Raby and T. Fitzherbert, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, XII, pp. 63-77, 1996
J. Raby and T. Fitzherbert, eds, 'The Court of the Il-khans 1290-1340', Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, XII, 1996
'Khwaju Kirmani (689–733/1290–1352): an éminence grise of fourteenth-century Persian painting', Iran, XXIX, pp. 137-151, 1991
"The Creswell Photographic Archive at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford", in 'K.A.C. Creswell and his legacy', Muqarnas, 8, pp. 125-127, 1991