Sherman Jackson, King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture, and professor of religion and American studies and ethnicity in USC Dornsife, has been named for the second time among the world’s 500 most influential… more>
Traveling 7,600 miles to Jordan, Laurie Brand began her massive research project that will also take her to Algeria, Egypt and Lebanon before the end of 2010.
Salt, Jordan, the first leg of Brand's travels, is an ancient… more>
The Carnegie Corporation of New York announced April 4 that Laurie Brand, director of the USC School of International Relations, has been named a 2008 Carnegie Scholar.
One of only 20 academics to receive the Carnegie award,… more>
Opening a USC conference on religion and international relations, author Jack Miles lamented mass confusion about America’s role in Islamic politics and said that, in fact, for the past four decades American presidents… more>
Timur Kuran is a professor of economics and law in USC College and the King Faisal Professor of Islamic Thought and Culture. More than 20 years ago, he wrote an influential paper explaining how the long history of Islam… more>