Islam and Open Societies

FRI, SEP 23, 2005 (1:08:43)

Georgia Perimeter College presents Vincent Cornell, an ASA Griggs Candler professor of Middle East and Islamic studies at Emory University, shares his knowledge of Islam.

Vincent Cornell was professor of history and director of the King Fahd Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies at the University of Arkansas from 2000 to 2006. He is a research specialist in Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

+ BIO: Vincent J. Cornell

Vincent Cornell is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. He received his PhD in Islamic studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1989. He has taught at Northwestern University, the University of Georgia, Duke University, and most recently the University of Arkansas, where for the past six years he served as professor of history and director of the King Fahd Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies. He has lived and worked in Morocco for nearly six years and has spent considerable time both teaching and doing research in Egypt, Tunisia, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

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