Religion and Conflict
: Core TISS Members, Speakers
: (919) 515-6194
: 429 Withers Hall North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
: Anna Bigelow (Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara) is Anna Bigelow is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at NC State University where she won the Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2009. She specializes in South Asian Religions. She is particularly interested in Islam, inter-religious relations, shared sacred sites, conflict resolution, and religious extremism and has given public and academic lectures on all of these topics. Her current book project focuses on how shared sacred sites impact shared civic space and vice versa. She has published on Sufism, pluralism, and the inter-religious violence in Gujarat in 2002.
: Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
: North Carolina State University
: Religious Studies
: California, Santa Barbara
: South Asian Religions, particularly Islam and inter-religious relations, shared sacred sites, conflict resolution, and religious extremism.