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Richard McGregor



Associate Professor

Contact Information

Phone: (615) 343-2462


B.A. University of Toronto

M.A. and Ph.D. McGill University

Curriculum Vitae

Professor McGregor's area of expertise is Islam, particularly the medieval intellectual and mystical traditions. He teaches courses on Qur'an and Interpretation, Sufism, and Methodology in the Study of Religion. Before coming to Vanderbilt University in 2003, professor McGregor spent two years in Cairo, Egypt, at the Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale working on Arabic manuscripts.