A new approach to ancient texts
Rosanne Liebermann, the Friedman Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies in the Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies (JIMES), uses interdisciplinary methods to study ancient Judean identity.
Tazeen Ali (MA, ’12) returns to WashU as the Danforth Center’s first Islamic Studies scholar
Tazeen Ali (MA, ’12) returned to WashU in 2019 as assistant professor in the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics. Ali is the first Islamic Studies scholar at the Danforth Center. After completing her masters at WashU, she earned a PhD in religious studies at Boston University and was a visiting postgraduate student at the University of Edinburgh. We caught up with Ali to learn more about her work, her time in graduate school at WashU, and the importance of creating a shared language for talking about religion and politics in the U.S. now.