Issam Eido

Visiting Instructor of Islamic Studies and Arabic

 

 

PhD (Damascus University)

Dr. Issam Eido will be Visiting Instructor of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Divinity School during the 2013-2014 academic year. Dr. Eido’s research focuses on the Qur'an in late antiquity, Hadith Studies, and Sufi and Arabic literary and poetic studies. A 2010 PhD graduate of Damascus University, he also served that institution from 2010-2012 as Lecturer in the Department Department of Quranic Studies and History of Islamic Sciences. In 2012 he was a Fellow of the “Europe in the Middle East/Middle East in Europe” Research program at the Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin. A skilled teacher of Arabic, Dr. Eido will teach courses in Qur’anic Arabic while at the University of Chicago.