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About Khaldoun Samman

Samman is an associate professor of sociology and the director of Macalester College's Middle East and Islamic Studies program. He specializes in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and other global issues. He is also interested in the rise of Islamophobia in Europe and the United States.
EDUCATION: BA George Washington University, MA SUNY Binghamton, PhD SUNY Binghamton
Professsor Samman has been teaching at Macalester since 2002.


Present Program Director, Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilization, Macalester College
Present Professor, Sociology, Macalester College



  • The Politics of Fear
  • Islam and the West
  • Secularism and Its Discontents
  • Social Theories

Contact Information

Macalester College
Carnegie 207b
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6845

Books (3)

Contributions to Books/Essays (3)

Journal Articles (6)