Jonathan AC Brown

Jonathan Brown (1977- ), who graduated Georgetown University's faculty of history in 2000 with a thesis entitled, "Islam and the Muslims understanding of Christianity," completed his doctoral studies at University of Chicago's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, presenting a thesis on Islamic Philosophy. Brown worked as the advisory editor to the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World 2005-2008 and the Oxford Online Islamic Studies Bibliography between 2008 and 2009. He currently works as Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Washington University, Near East Civilization-Islamic Research Department, while continuing to work as the editor-in-chief for the Oxford Encyclopedia on Islamic Jurisprudence. Brown has also conducted various studies in Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Iran.