Shireen T Hunter


Research Professor, ACMCU


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Shireen T. Hunter is a visiting scholar at ACMCU where she directs a project on Reformist Islam funded by the Carnegie Corporation Of New York. She is also a Distinguished Scholar at CSIS where she directed the Islam Program from 1998 to 2005. She is the author of seven books and three monographs and the editor and contributor of seven books and three monographs. She has contributed to more than 35 edited volumes and written forty journal articles.

Her latest publications include, Reformist Voices of Islam: Mediating Islam and Modernity (M.E. Sharpe, forthcoming in June 2008); Islam And Human Rights: Advancing A US--Muslim Dialogue (edt) (CSIS Press, 2005); Modernization, Democracy And Islam (co edt & contributor) (Praeger, 2004); Islam In Russia: The Politics of Identity And Security (M.E .Sharpe, 2004); Islam: Europe's Second Religion (edt) (Prager,2002).


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  • Ph.D (1983) Graduate Institute of International Studies Geneva, Political Science
  • M.Sc (1971) London School of Economics and Political Science, International Relations
  • B.A. (1964) Tehran University, Law and Political Science


  • Arabic (read, write)
  • Azerbaijani (speak, read, write)
  • Farsi (speak, read, write)
  • French (speak, read, write)