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 and Society I: The Rise of Islam and the Caliphate

ISLM 30642 The High Caliphate