Professor Katrin Jomaa

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Rhode Island

Katrin Jomaa is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Departments of Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Rhode Island. Her interdisciplinary research interests encompass classical and modern political philosophy, as well as Islamic thought and Qur’an exegesis. Prof. Jomaa focuses on the relationship between politics and religion in the Middle East. Her research method employs analysis of Islamic primary sources to explore key concepts which could be utilized in constructing modern Islamic political theory. In addition to her interests in politics and religion, Prof. Jomaa has a dual passion for science where she received two degrees in Engineering and applied Materials science. Prof. Jomaa’s teaching interests include Politics of the Middle East, Islamic Political Thought, Political Philosophy, Islam and Democracy, Religion and State as well as Introduction to Islam, Islam and Modernity, and Quranic Studies and Exegesis. She was awarded a visiting academic position at Oxford University for the Spring of 2018 semester where she shared her research with the academic community.

Search

Search

Sign up to our Newsletter