Aram A. Shahin
Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
James Madison University (USA).
Aram A. Shahin is an Assistant Professor of Arabic in the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at James Madison University. His research interests include early Islamic intellectual history, early Islamic political thought, and Islamic Sicily and southern Italy. His latest publications are “In Defense of Mu‘āwiya ibn Abī Sufyān: Treatises and Monographs on Mu‘āwiya from the Eighth to the Nineteenth Centuries,” in The Lineaments of Islam (2012); (with Wadad Kadi) “Caliph, Caliphate,” in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought (2013); and “Reflections on the Lives and Deaths of Two Umayyad Poets: Laylā al-Akhyaliyya and Tawba b. al-Ḥumayyir,” in The Heritage of Learning (forthcoming, 2014).