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About Ingrid Mattson

Professor of Islamic Studies
London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies
Faculty of Theology
Huron at Western

The Hurma Project,” is a research project committed to upholding the sacred inviolability of each person who is present in Muslim spaces by elucidating the special responsibilities of those holding power and authority and by educating those who are vulnerable about their God-given dignity and rights. Research all forms of abuse and exploitation. US$40,000 in funding for each year 2018 and 2019; US$50,000 in 2020. Held a day and a half research conference in January 2019. Ongoing research is being developed and published on website.


Present Faculty Member, Western University Huron at Western

Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2015 - Present Advisory Board, Luce Fund for Theological Education
Present Member, American Academy of Religion
Present Member, Middle East Studies Association
Present Member, Society for the Study of Muslim Ethics
2018 Advisory Board, Center for Christian-Muslim Understanding, Georgetown University
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Honors and Awards

  • Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Canada 2017
  • Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, USA 2012
  • Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, Chicago Theological Seminary, USA 2012
  • Wisam al-Istiqlāl (Medal of Independence) of the First Order for contributions to the field of Islamic Studies, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 2010
  • Chicago Humanities Institute, Sawyer Seminar on Religion, Law and the Construction of Identities, Graduate Fellowship, 1996-1997
  • Milners America Scholarship, 1995-1996
  • American Association of University Women, International Fellowship, 1993-1994
  • University of Chicago Century Scholarship, 1989-1992
  • University of Waterloo, Dean’s List, 1987
  • University of Waterloo, Art History Essay Award, 1986
  • University of Waterloo, French Department, Prix d’excellence, 1985

Recent Publications (3)

Books (6)

Book Chapters (12)

Reference Contributions (5)