Board of Directors

Alba Fedeli

Board Member Alba Fedeli is a Research Associate at the Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg, working on the transmission of early qurʾanic manuscripts. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham, […]

Suleyman Dost

Board Member Dr. Suleyman Dost is an Assistant Professor of Late Antiquity and Early Islam at the University of Toronto. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago in […]

Johanne Christiansen

Board Member Johanne Louise Christiansen, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor at the Department of the Study of Religions, University of Southern Denmark. Her research focuses on the application of theoretical perspectives […]

Holger Zellentin

Chair of the Board Holger Zellentin is Professor of Religion and Jewish Studies at the University of Tübingen. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University, and has previously held […]

Johanna Pink

Board Member Johanna Pink is professor of Islamic Studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany. She taught at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Tuebingen. Her main fields of […]

Shari Lowin

Board Member Shari L. Lowin is Professor of Islamic and Jewish Studies in the Religious Studies Department of Stonehill College. Her research centers on the interplay between Islamic and […]

Karen Bauer

Board Member Karen Bauer (Ph.D., Princeton University, 2008) is a Research Associate in the Qur’anic Studies Unit of the Institute of Ismaili Studies, where she researches the Qur’an and […]

Fred M. Donner

President Fred M. Donner is Professor of Near Eastern History in the Oriental Institute and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. His main […]