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Omid Safi

Duke University

Omid Safi is director of the Islamic Studies Center at Duke University, where he is professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. He chairs the Islamic Mysticism Group at the American Academy of Religion and previously served on the board of the Pluralism Project at Harvard University. His studies involve Islamic mysticism, contemporary Islamic thought, and medieval Islamic history. He served as editor of the Cambridge Companion to American Islam.

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