George Archer


Dept:Philosophy & Religious Studies
Office:425 Catt
2224 Osborn Dr.
Ames IA

Research Areas

Early Islam; Quranic Studies; Late Antiquity; Oral Cultures and Religion; Islamic Eschatology


PhD, Georgetown University
MA, The George Washington University
BA, Stony Brook University

Selected Publications

A Place Between Two Places: The Quranic Barzakh (Gorgias, 2017)
Co-editor, The Routledge Companion to the Quran (Routledge, 2018)
A Quranic Mind: Orality Translations and the Quran’s First Audience (forthcoming)

Professional Activity

American Academy of Religion
Middle Eastern Studies Association
International Quranic Studies Association