Alumni

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Nadia Nader
  • BA, English/American Literature and Civilization, Alexandria University in Egypt, 2000.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2004.
  • PhD, History, UC Santa Barbara, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Progressive Interpretations of the Quran in Relation to Human Rights and International Law, Islamic Law, Gender Issues in Islam, Religious Nationalism and the Rise of Political Islam, Religion and Violence, Pre-Islamic Arabic Literature and Civilization, Sufism in the Middle East.
  • Title of Doctoral Dissertation: “The Memory of the Mihna in a Haunted Time: Dogmatic Theology, Neo-Mu’tazilism and Islamic Legal Reform.”
  • Current Employment: PhD Student, History Department, UC Santa Barbara.
D. Keith Naylor
  • AB, English-Creative Writing, Stanford, 1971.
  • MA, Theology, Pacific School of Religion, 1975.
  • PhD, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 1987.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: American Religious History.
  • Title of Doctoral Dissertation: “Liberal Protestant Campus Ministry: The Dilemma of Modernity.”
  • Current Employment: Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Occidental College.
Catherine Newell
  • BA, English and Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2002.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2006.
  • PhD, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Modern Jewish Philosophy and History, History of Science and Religion, Biblical Hebrew, Theology and the Popular Imagination.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Infinite Space and the Popular Imagination.”
  • Title of Doctoral Dissertation: “The Wheels of Titan: Faith, the Future, and the American Frontier.”
  • Current Employment:  Lecturer, Departments of English and Religious Studies, University of Miami.