Abdullah Al-Arian is an assistant professor of history at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar. In fall 2014 Arian was a visiting scholar at the University of Denver’s Center for Middle East Studies. His research interests include Islamic social movements, U.S. relations with the Middle East, Islam and globalization, Islamic law and society, and the history of Islam in the United States. He is a frequent contributor to Al-Jazeera English. He discusses his recent release Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat’s Egypt.
This event was part of a special series on Islam in a Changing Middle East supported by the Henry Luce Foundation.