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Yvonne Haddad

School of Foreign Service


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Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is Professor of the History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Haddad's fields of expertise include twentieth-century Islam; intellectual, social and political history in the Arab world; and Islam in North America and the West. Haddad's most recent research focuses on Muslims in the West and Islamic revolutionary movements. She previously taught a class supported through the Berkley Center's Doyle Seminars project. Haddad is author or editor of numerous books, including Becoming American? The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America (2011), Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today (2006/2011), Muslim Minorities in the West: Visible and Invisible (2002), and Islam, Gender and Social Change (1998, ed. with John Esposito). She holds a B.A. from Beirut College For Women, MRE from Boston University, M.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Ph.D. from Hartford Seminary.

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