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Richard McGregor

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Associate Professor of Religion and Islamic Studies

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Phone: (615) 343-2462

Education

Ph.D. in Islamic Studies, McGill University, 2001.

M.A. in Islamic Studies, McGill University, 1993.

B.A. in Religious Studies and Middle East Studies, University of Toronto, 1990.

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.

 


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