John L. Esposito
University Professor and Founding Director
John L. Esposito is Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the School of Foreign Service.
Jonathan AC Brown
Associate Director and Associate Professor
Jonathan AC Brown is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Muslim-Christian Understanding, and Associate Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.
John O. Voll
John O. Voll is professor of Islamic history at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.
Yvonne Y. Haddad
Yvonne Haddad, Ph.D., is Professor of the History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.
Amira A. Sonbol
Professor of History
Amira Sonbol specializes in the history of modern Egypt, Islamic history and law, women, gender and Islam.
Thomas F. Michel
Adjunct Professor, Senior Fellow
Fr. Thomas Michel a Senior Fellow at both the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and at the Woodstock Theological Center
Shireen T. Hunter a Visiting Professor at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, with which she has been associated since 2005
Faculty in the News
Funeral director: Hard to find grave for alleged Boston bomber
There may not be a single cemetery in Massachusetts or in the entire country that is willing to be Tamerlan Tsarnaev's final resting place, a funeral director told CNN on Monday.
Not 'brainwashed': American women who converted to Islam speak out
USNEWS on NBCNEWS.com
When an American convert to Islam was revealed as the wife of the dead Boston bombing suspect, Lauren Schreiber wasn’t surprised at what came next.
Stop hounding Muslims and mosques over terrorism: Siddiqui
After CBC identified two young Canadians who were part of hostage-taking in Algerian gas plant, media linked London mosques to the terrorism.
How to write about Muslims
Al Jazeera English
Media depictions of Muslims kill two birds with one stone, justifying oppression at home and imperial devastation abroad.
Gulf Women essay series defines the role of Arab women
Gulf Women is a new collection of essays from leading international scholars aiming to understand the history of the Gulf and Arab world – with a focus on its women.
Södertörn University Lecture: "The role of the Media in the shaping of European and US Muslim Identities"
Open lecture arranged by the subject of Study of Religions at the School of Historical and Contemporary Studies, Södertörn University and the British Counsil.
Egypt-Iran relations and the Sunni-Shia power struggle
Could a warmer relationship between the two powers diminish sectarian violence?
Impediments to Normalized U.S.-Iranian Relations
Dr. Shireen Hunter
The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs
For nearly four decades after the 1940s, the United States and Iran were close allies and friends.
Visiting lecturer John Esposito: We “need a global sense of pluralism”
Early in his scholarly career, Georgetown University religion professor John Esposito submitted countless proposals for books and journal articles about Islam to academic publishers.
Radio Tahrir Podcast
Radio Tahrir Podcast
Dr. Yvonne Haddad, Georgetown University professor and specialist in the history of Muslims in the US continues our assessment with BN Aziz on gains and setbacks in our community with today's focus on Muslim women and the new generation.