Fred M. Donner

Associate Faculty; Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Oriental Institute, and the College



PhD (Princeton University)

Professor Donner's special interests include the origins of Islam, tribal and nomadic society, early Islamic history, Arabic-Islamic Historiography, and Islamic law.  Prof. Donner's homepage at NELC

Areas of study: 

Current and Upcoming Courses

Islamic Studies

ISLM 30500 Islamic History & Society 1: The Rise of Islam and the Caliphate

ISLM 30641 Islamic Origins

ISLM 40392 Readings in the Sira Literature