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Gordon D. NewbyProfessor Emeritus



  • Ph.D., Mediterranean Studies, Brandeis University
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Utah

Teaching/Research Areas

  • Islamic, Jewish and Comparative Studies
  • Early Islam
  • Muslim Relations with Jews and Christians

Books Published

  • A Concise Encyclopedia of Islam (Oxford One World Press, 2002)
  • The Making of the Last Prophet: A Reconstruction and Study of the First Biography of Muhammad (The University of South Carolina Press, 1989)
  • A History of the Jews of Arabia (The University of South Carolina Press, 1988; new edition 2009)