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Charles Kurzman is a Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who specializes in Middle East and Islamic studies.[1]


Education and employmentEdit

After completing his B.A. at Harvard University in 1986, he completed his M.A. and PhD. at University of California, Berkeley in 1997 and 1992 respectively. He has been affiliated with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 1998. [2]


  • The Missing Martyrs: Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists (2011)
  • Democracy Denied, 1905-1915: Intellectuals and the Fate of Democracy (2008)
  • The Unthinkable Revolution in Iran (2004)
  • Modernist Islam, 1840-1940: A Sourcebook (2002)
  • Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook (1998)


  1. ^ Smith, Joy Lukachick (23 July 2015). "Terrorist or extremist, was Abdulazeez a man with a plan?". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ Official CV

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