Jamal J. Elias

Jamal J. Elias

Jamal J. Elias is Chair of the Department of Religious Studies and Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. A specialist in Islamic thought and society, he has written and lectured widely on religion, art, and material culture in the Islamic world, as well as on Sufi philosophy and history and Qur'anic studies.