Religious Studies Faculty Database
Religious Studies
Arts & Sciences
Duke University

 HOME > Arts & Sciences > Religious Studies > Faculty    Search Help Login pdf version printable version 

Curriculum Vitae

Bruce B. Lawrence

Click here for a printer-ready version, or download as a PDF file.
Box 90964, Durham, NC 27708-0964 (919) 660-3506 (office)

Honorary PhDVirginia Theological Seminary2006
Ph.D.Yale University1972
Areas of Research

Islam, India, and Religion in Cyberspace

Areas of Interest

inter-religious competition and cooperation

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

Traditional Fulbright Scholarship, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 0 2005
Professional Service

Director, Duke Islamic Studies Center, institutional membership, 2005 - present
Co-editor, with Carl Ernst of UNC-CH, of a new monograph series from UNC-CH Press, Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks, 2002-
International Advisory Board for the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies, 2002-
Chair, Chair, Tenure Review Committee, May 15, 2004
member, Admissions Committee, January 05, 2004
member, VP Advisory Committee for International Affairs, January, 2004
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Islam beyond Terror, Phillips Exeter Academy, 2006
Muslim-Christian Relations Beyond the Headlines, Viriginia Theological Seminary, 2006
Osama bin Laden: the Man and the Myth, US Naval Academy, 2006
Writing Terror: Osama bin Laden as Public Villain and Media Star, Boston University Institute of Philosophy and Religion, 2006
Globalization, Identity,Diversity, Forum Barcelona 2004, 2004
Politics and Islam in Comparative Perspective: Turkey, Iran and Indonesia, Simon Fraser University Centre for International Studies, 2004
Response to James Carroll for Religion and Conflict Solomon-Tannenbaum Symposium at USC, Columbia South Carolina, 2004
Further two week conference on Muslim Personal Law, Capetown, South Africa, 2002
Holstein Family Lecture, University of California - Riverside, 2002
How to Think about Islam, Lead off Keynoter in Year Long Program at Hillsdale College, 2002
Islam - Past Glories, Present Challenges, Future Hopes, Santagata Family Fall 2002 Lectureship at Bowdoin College, 2002
Religion and Conflict: The Role of Fundamentalism(s), Iowa State University, Lead off Speaker in Year Long Program, 2002
Religious Toleration & Civic Tolerance - The Case of Islam, Wayne State University, Inaugural Lecture for Religious Studies Dpt, 2002
The Longer View of the Axis of Evil, Major Colloquium on 11 September Retrospect at Williams College, 2002
Delivered two major papers, one on “Religion in Cyberspace”, the other on “Religious Tolerance, International Association for the History of Religions Conference in Durban, South Africa, 2000, August
Is God in Cyberspace?, Guest on Odyssey Channel program for the Real Bottom Line, filmed in NYC, then aired nationwide, 2000
Civil Society in the USA and Tunisia, UNESCO Chair of Philosophy Lecturer at University of Tunis in Tunis, 2000, late March
Islam in the Public Square, Cornell University, undefined 0305, 2010 [10]
Publications (listed separately)

Last modified: 2021/05/06

Duke University * Arts & Sciences * Religious Studies * Faculty * Secondary * Affliates * Staff * Grad * Reload * Login