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Abdulaziz Sachedina

Frances Myers Ball Professor of Religious Studies

Phone: 434-924-6725

Department of Religious Studies
PO Box 400126
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4126

Research Interests

Research areas: Middle East, East Africa, and South Asia in Arabic, Persian, Swahili, Urdu-Hindi. Research interests: Religious Fundmentalism, War and Peace, Political Ethics, and Interfaith Relations in Islam. Research in progress: Islamic Biomedical Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence; Comparative Legal Theory in Sunni-Shii Jurisprudence; Theology of Christian-Muslim and Jewish-Muslim Relations.)


  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
  • Master of Arts (MA), University of Toronto
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Toronto