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Abbas Barzegar

Lecturer, Visiting    ,

Ph.D. Graduate Division of Religion, Emory University, 2010
M.A. Department of Religious Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2004
B.A. University of Colorado at Boulder, 2001


Sunni-Shi'a Polemics, Political Islam


Abbas Barzegar’s research areas include early Sunni-Shiite polemics, political Islam, and African American Muslim history. He is co-director of the After Malcolm oral history and archiving project. He is also co-director of the Civic Approaches to Conflict Resolution initiative. In addition to a number of articles and books chapters, he appears regularly in print and broadcast media to offer commentary and analysis on current events.