Scott Alexander


Director Scott Alexander

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Associate Professor of Islam, Catholic Theological Union

B.A., Harvard University,
M.A., Columbia University,
M.Phil., Columbia University,
Ph.D., Columbia University,

Scott Alexander’s academic career has been dedicated to the study of Islam in the context of his broader training as an historian of religions. His teaching and research interests include medieval Muslim sectarianism, the mystical traditions of Muslim spirituality, Quranic studies, and the history and future of Muslim-Christian relations and interfaith dialogue. He is editor of Sisters: Women, Religion, and Leadership in Christianity and Islam .

Areas of Interest

Catholic-Muslim Studies;



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