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CMJR announces New Visiting Fellows

15 February 2012

The Woolf Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Visiting Fellows, Professor Akbar Ahmed and Professor Susan Miller, for the year 2012 - 13. 

Email: akbar@american.eduProfessor Akbar Ahmed is currently the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington DC; the First Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis; and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has taught at Princeton, Harvard, and Cambridge Universities and has been called “the world’s leading authority on contemporary Islam” by the BBC. He has advised myriad US agencies and organizations on Islam and foreign policy.


Professor Susan Miller

Professor Susan Miller is an historian of North African and Mediterranean history, with a special interest in Jewish history. She has taught at Wellesley College, Brandeis University, and from 1990 until 2008, at Harvard University, where she led the Programme in North African Studies. Susan Miller is currently a Professor of History at UC Davis.



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