John L Esposito

Title

University Professor
Founding Director

Department

Faculty - SFS
In the news

In the news

  • “We will be formally seen as endorsing whatever this military government does — not only what it does in the future but what it’s done recently,” John Esposito, professor in the School of Foreign Service and director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, on the consequences of continuing aid to Egypt. U.S. choices on Egypt: a rock or a hard place July 10, 2013, The Washington Post
  • “If you look at bin Laden’s early statements and arguments, his interview with Peter Bergen on CNN ... lots of people would see it as something that would go down very well not just with many Muslims but among many analysts when he talks about longstanding political grievances.”

    John Esposito, professor in the School of Foreign Service and director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, on Osama bin Laden's appropriation of Islam.

    Bin Laden's Theology a Radical Break With Traditional Islam May 4, 2011, CNN