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								Edward E.																 Curtis

Edward E. Curtis

Professor of Religious Studies
William M. and Gail M. Plater Chair of the Liberal Arts
Adjunct Professor of American Studies and Africana Studies
Department: Africana Studies, American Studies, Religious Studies
(317) 278-1683
CA 335F

Education

Education

  • DLitt et Phil, University of South Africa 2000.
  • MA, Washington University in St. Louis 1997
  • BA, Kenyon College 1993

Teaching

Teaching

Religion and Culture; Introduction to Islam; African American religions; Islam in America; Religion and Racism; Theories of Religion; Islam and Modernity.

Awards

Awards

National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar Director, 2015, 2017.

Fulbright Fellow, 2009-2010

Carnegie Scholar, 2008-2009

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, National Humanities Center, 2004-2005.

Middle East Partnership Initiative Grant, United States Department of State and USAID, 2004-2005.

Andrew Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 1993-4.

Publications

Publications

The Practice of Islam in America. (NYU Press, 2017).

Muslim Americans in the Military: Centuries of Service. (IU Press, 2016).

Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West. (Bloomsbury, 2015).

The Call of Bilal: Islam in the African Diaspora. (UNC Press, 2014).

Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History, general editor. (Facts on File, 2010).

Muslims in America: A Short History (Oxford University Press, 2009).

New Black Gods: Arthur Huff Fauset and the Study of African American Religions, co-editor (IU Press, 2009).

The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States, editor (Columbia University Press, 2008).

Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975, (UNC Press, 2006).

Islam in Black America: Identity, Liberation, and Difference in African-American Islamic Thought (SUNY Press, 2002).

Service

Service

Co-Founder and Co-Editor, Journal of Africana Religions, 2011-

Co-Director, “World Religions in Greater Indianapolis,” Ivy Tech Community College, 2015-2017.

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Africana religions; Islamic studies; U.S. history; modern Middle East; religion and politics.

Location

Location:
CA 335F
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202