November 30, 2020
Director of Student Programs Dr. Ryann Craig will speak at a panel on "The Bible in the Quran," hosted by the Museum of the Bible on April 8, 2021.
Director of Student Programs
Ryann Craig is the Berkley Center's director of student programs. Before joining the Berkley Center, she worked in academic support and student advising as assistant director of academic support at the Catholic University of America. She recently served as a copy editor for the International Qurʾānic Studies Association’s journal and monograph series (2016-2018) and has been involved in a number of religious minority cultural heritage preservation initiatives in the United States, Germany, and Israel/Palestine. Ryann completed her Ph.D. (Catholic University of America) on the use of Quranic proof texts by medieval Christian Arabic and Syriac authors while in residence as a doctoral fellow at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem. She is co-editor with Vasile-Octavian Mihoc of A Contested Coexistence: Insights in Arabic Christianity from Theology to Migration (Harrassowitz, 2020).
At the Berkley Center, Ryann serves as the staff lead on the Doyle Engaging Difference Program, in collaboration with the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. She teaches on the Muslim Jesus in Eastern Christian thought with the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and is a faculty fellow with the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service.