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Visiting Scholar: Dr Jonathan Brown (Georgetown University, USA)

The highly renowned Professor and Hadith expert Jonathan A. C. Brown visited the students at Ebrahim College as part of his book tour (‘Misquoting Muhammad’).


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JONATHAN A.C. BROWN

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

Georgetown University
3700 O Street, NW
ICC Suite 260
Washington, D.C. 20057
Email: brownj2@georgetown.edu
Phone: 202-687-0293

EDUCATION:
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois
Ph.D. in Islamic Thought, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations,
2001-August 2006 with honors
Minor: Modern Middle East History

CENTER FOR ARABIC STUDY ABROAD (CASA), Cairo, Egypt
Certificate in Arabic language, June 2000-June 2001

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Arts in History, magna cum laude, May 2000
Minor in Russian Language
Phi Beta Kappa awarded junior year (May 1999)
Completed Certificate in Islam and Muslim-Christian Understanding

LANGUAGES:
Arabic
Persian
Latin
Epigraphic South Arabian (reading knowledge of Ma’inian, Sabaic and other dialects of ancient South
Arabian)
French
German (reading knowledge)

EMPLOYMENT – ACADEMIC:
2010 – GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Washington DC
Alwaleed Bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization, Associate Professor in the School of Foreign Service

2006-10 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle, Washington
Assistant Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Department of Near Eastern Languages and
Civilization

EMPLOYMENT – EXTRA CURRICULAR:
2009 OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ISLAM AND LAW
Editor in Chief

2008-09 OXFORD ONLINE ISLAMIC STUDIES BIBLIOGRAPHY
Advisory Editor

2005-08 OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD
Advisory Editor

For a list of his published works please click here


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September 10, 2014

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