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Visiting Scholars at the Center for Islamic Studies

Visiting Scholars

  • Mark Massoud, PhD (Assoc. Prof of Politics and Legal Studies, UC Santa Cruz)
    Mellon Visiting Scholar 2017-2018 focusing on Religion, Theology, Law

  • Jessica Chen, PhD (Stanford University, Islamic Studies and Chinese Religions),
    CIS Visiting Scholar 2017-2018 focusing on Muslim-Buddhist Dialogue

  • Kei Takahashi, PhD (Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan 2016-2017)
  • Carol Bier, Research Scholar (Islamic Art and Mathematics, 2010-present)
  • Ahmed Zildzic, PhD (Oriental Institute, Sarajevo, 2013-2015)
  • Berney Adeney-Risakotta, PhD (ICRS, Indonesia, 2009-2010)
  • Mahan Mirza, PhD (Chico State 2008-2009, Zaytuna College, 2011-present)
  • Monsignor Robert Sheeran (Past President Seton Hall University, 2010-2011)
  • Michael Wolfe (UPF Productions, PBS Documentaries on Islam, 2010-2011)
  • Nargis Virani, PhD (New School for Social Research, 2008-2009, 2015-2016)