Researchers

Nigar Babayeva

Nigar Babayeva is a PhD candidate of Islamic History at Marmara University, Istanbul, and a visiting researcher under the supervision of Dr. John Voll at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. 

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Kamuran Gökdağ

Kamuran Gökdağ is an assistant researcher in the department of philosophy of Mardin Artuklu University, Mardin and a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding of Georgetown University. 

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Banu Gürer 

Dr. Banu Gürer is an Assistant Professor of Religious Education at Marmara University, Istanbul and a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding of Georgetown University. 

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Mustafa Macit Karagözoğlu  

Dr. Mustafa Macit Karagözoğlu is an assistant professor in the hadith department of Marmara University’s Faculty of Theology, Istanbul and a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding of Georgetown University.

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Nahid Afrose Kabir

 

Dr. Nahid Afrose Kabir is a Visiting Researcher at the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

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Xu Ma

 

Mr. Xu Ma is an associate professor at Kunming Medical University, China and a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

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Muhammad Rafique

Muhammad Rafique is a PhD Scholar of International Relations of National Defense University Islamabad, Pakistan. 

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Fevzi Rencber

Fevzi Rencber is a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. 

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Erdoan A. Shipoli

Erdoan A. Shipoli is a PhD candidate of Political Science and International Relations in Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey and a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

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Denitsa P. Sokolova-Shipoli

Denitsa P. Sokolova-Shipoli is 
a PhD candidate of Political Science and International Relations at Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey and a visiting researcher at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

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Charles Weller

Charles Weller is a full-time faculty member for the World History & Asia Studies programs at Washington State University as well as visiting researcher (2014-16) at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

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Former Fellows and Visiting Researchers 
  • Yufeng Chen, China (2014-2015)
  • Mehmet Ali Balkanlioglu, Turkey (2014-2015)
  • ​Pg Norhazlin Pg Haji Muhammad, Brunei (2014)
  • Vebjorn L. Horsfjord, Norway (2014)
  • Zeynep Dagi, Turkey (2013-2014)
  • Farooq Hassan, Pakistan (2013-2014)
  • Rasoul Naghavi, Iran (2013-2014)
  • Namig Abuzarov, Azerbaijan (2013)
  • Julianne Hazen, United States (2011-2013)
  • Khadeega Gafar, Egypt (2013)
  • Chris LaRossa, United States (2012-2013)
  • Fatih Topaloglu, Turkey (2013)
  • Onder Kucukural, Turkey (2012)
  • Laura Sitaru, Romania (2011)
  • Bhuian Md. Monoar Kabir, Bangladesh (2004-2005, 2010-2011)
  • Sheila B. Lalwani, United States (2010-2011)
  • Yujie Wang, China (2009-2010)
  • Zehra Yilmaz, Turkey (2009-2010)
  • Majid Fakhry (1998-2007, 2008-2009)
  • Rifat Karamahmut, Turkey (2008-2009) 
  • Selahattin Oz, Turkey (2008-2009)
  • Cuneyt Simsek, Turkey (2007-2009)
  • Sadig Malki, Saudi Arabia (2007-2009)
  • Sanae El Mellouki, Morocco (2007-2009)
  • Samuel Rizk, United States (2007-2009)
  • Amir Farmenesh, United States (2007-2008)
  • Farhan Chak, Canada (2007-2008)
  • J. Brian Grim, United States (2007-2008) 
  • Sara Amin, Canada (2007-2008)
  • Theodore Pulcini, United States (2007-2008) 
  • Jane D. McAuliffe, United States (1999-2007)
  • Irfan Shahid, United States (1995-2007)
  • Sena Karasiphani, Turkey (2005-2006)
  • Eva Borreguero, Spain (2004-2006)
  • Geneive Abdo (2004-2006)
  • Alamgir M. Serajuddin, Bangladesh (1995-1996, 2004-2005)
  • Mohammad Zayyan Al-Shargi, Saudi Arabia (2004-2005)
  • Boo Teong Khoo, Malaysia (2003-2004)
  • Qasimoglu, Mohamed El-Shibiny, Egypt (2003-2004)
  • Nariman Gasimzade Qasimoglu, Azerbaijan (2003-2004)
  • Nasarrudin Umar, Indonesia (2002-2004)
  • David Waldner, United States (2002-2003)
  • Elizabeth Thompson, United States (2002-2003)
  • Muhammad Olimat, Jordan (2002-2003)
  • Fatma Muce Al-Sayegh, U.A.E. (1997-1998, 2002-2003)
  • Reza Akbarian, Iran (2001-2003)
  • Julianne Hammer, Sweden (2001-2003)
  • Garbi Schmidt, Denmark (2001-2002)
  • Samir Seikaly, Lebanon (2001-2002)
  • Amira EL-Zein (2000-2002)
  • Mohd Fauzi Hamat, Malaysia (2000-2001)
  • Abdelhamid Lotfi, Morocco (2000-2001)
  • Fatma Unsal, Turkey (2000-2001)
  • Khadijah binti Mohd Hambali, Malaysia (2000-2001)
  • Salouna Zerhouni, Morocco (2000-2001)
  • Monica Ringer, United States (1998-2001)
  • Zeki Saritoprak, Turkey (1998-2001)
  • Carole Dagher, Lebanon (1998-2000)
  • Lina Molokotos Liederman (1998-2000)
  • Robert Crane, United States (1998-2000)
  • Ahmed Mousalli, Lebanon (1997-2000)
  • Magda Gohar-Chrobog , Egypt (1996-2000)
  • Abubaker al-Shingeiti , Sudan (1998-1999)
  • Avis Allman (1998-1999)
  • Hong Qu, China (1998-1999)
  • Premenda Yusuf Verma, India (1997-1999)
  • Ahmad Moussavi, Malaysia (1997-1998)
  • Mahfodz bin Mohamed, Malaysia (1997-1998)
  • Nasr Mohamed Aref, Egypt (1996-1998)
  • Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, United States (1995-1998)
  • Faisal bin Salman al Saud, Saudi Arabia (1996-1997)
  • Karen Armstrong, U.K. (1996-1997)
  • Mohamed Aslam Haneef, Malaysia (1995-1997)
  • Charles Chartouni, Lebanon (1995-1996)
  • Vladimir Koshelev, Belarus (1995-1996)
  • Mary E. King, United States (1994-1996)
  • Rashid Abdoullaev, Tajikistan (1994-1995)