Michael H Dann

 Michael Dann

Contact Information

Assistant Professor
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • Early Islamic history, medieval and modern Islamic thought, sectarianism, Sunnism and Shi’ism, hadith, biographical literature, historical memory, modern Islamic historiography.

Education

  • Ph.D. Princeton University, 2015
  • B.A. University of Michigan, 2006

Distinctions / Awards

  • Fellow at Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, 2014-15
  • Fulbright Grant, 2007-8

Courses

  • RLST 214: Introduction to Islam
  • RLST 223: The Qur’an
  • RLST 480: Islamic Law

Selected Publications

Book Contributions

Dann, Michael H “Between History and Hagiography: The Mothers of the Imams in Imami Historical Memory” Songs and Sons: Women, Slavery and Social Mobility in the Medieval Islamic World edited by Matthew Gordon, edited by Kathryn Hain. “Between History and Hagiography: The Mothers of the Imams in Imami Historical Memory” Edited by Matthew Gordon, Edited by Kathryn Hain, Oxford University Press 2015.

Reviews

Dann, Michael H Islamic Law in Theory: Studies on Jurisprudence in Honor of Bernard Weiss edited by Kevin Reinhart, edited by Robert Gleave. Journal of Islamic Studies Edited by Kevin Reinhart, Edited by Robert Gleave, 2015.