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Mona Hassan, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and International Comparative Studies and History

Mona Hassan
Contact Info:
Office Location:  118 Gray Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3531
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Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • Religion 373s.01, Islamic mysticism Synopsis
    Gray 220, MW 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMES 373S.01, ETHICS 373S.01, HISTORY 380S.01, ICS 380S.01)
  • Religion 773s.01, Islam, law, and society Synopsis
    Social sciences 107, W 10:15 AM-12:45 PM
    (also cross-listed as HISTORY 773S.01)

Ph.D.Princeton University2009

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Hassan, M. "Poetic Memories of the Prophet’s Family: Ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī’s Panegyrics for the ʿAbbasid Sultan-Caliph of Cairo al-Mustaʿīn." Journal of Islamic Studies 29:1 (January, 2018): 1-24. [doi]  [abs]
    2. Hassan, M. Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History.  Princeton University Press, 2017: 408 pages. [html]  [abs]
    3. Hassan, M. "Relations, Narrations, and Judgments: The Scholarly Networks and Contributions of an Early Female Muslim Jurist." Islamic Law and Society 22:4 (2015): 323-351. [15685195-00224p01]  [abs]
    4. Hassan, M. "Reshaping Religious Authority in Contemporary Turkey: State-Sponsored Female Preacher." Women, Leadership and Mosques: Changes in Contemporary Islamic Authority  (2012): 85-103. [women-leadership-and-mosques]  [abs]
    5. Hassan, M. "Women at the Intersection of Turkish Politics, Religion, and Education: The Unexpected Path to Becoming a State-Sponsored Female Preacher." Comparative Islamic Studies 5:1 (2011): 111-130. [7978]  [abs]

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