Jane McAuliffe

Jane McAuliffe is director of the John W. Kluge Center and head of the Office of Scholarly Programs at the Library of Congress, as well as a distinguished fellow at the Berkley Center. She was a distinguished visiting scholar at the Kluge Center during 2013-2014 and is the immediate past president of Bryn Mawr College and former dean of Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences. McAuliffe has taught at the University of Toronto and Emory University, serving as associate dean for the Candler School of Theology. McAuliffe is general editor of the six-volume Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an, the first major reference work for the Qur’an in Western languages. Her publications include the forthcoming Norton Anthology of World Religions and Norton Critical Edition of the Qur’an; The Cambridge Companion to the Qur'an (2006); With Reverence for the Word (2010); and Qur’anic Christians: An Analysis of Classical and Modern Exegesis (1991/2007). She is past president of the American Academy of Religion and a member of the American Philosophical Society and the Council on Foreign Relations.
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