Rose Aslan

Visiting Researcher

Image of Dr. Rose AslanDr. Rose Aslan is an assistant professor of Religion (Islamic Studies) at California Lutheran University. She teaches courses on the Abrahamic traditions in comparative focus, religious pluralism, and Islam. Dr. Aslan’s research focuses on the construction of sacred space, pilgrimage, and material culture within Islamic contexts as well as the practice of ritual in religion. Her current research project examines the role and practice of prayer in the lives of Muslim Americans as well as how Islamic prayer is depicted and accommodated in various Americans contexts. She received her PhD in Religious Studies (Islamic Studies track) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her master’s degree in Arab and Islamic Civilizations from the American University in Cairo.


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