Zachary Valentine Wright

  • 8 Citations

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Research Interests

His current research concerns eighteenth-century Islamic intellectual history in North Africa.

  • The history of Muslim societies in West Africa
  • Islamic intellectual history and learning practices in West and North Africa, 19th century to the present
  • Islamic revival in the Middle East and Africa, in particular the networks of Islamic reform spanning the Muslim world in the 18th century and how they inspired social-religious movements in the 19th century
  • Contemporary Theology in the Muslim World

Education/Academic qualification

Arabic studies, Middle East History, MA, American University in Cairo

History, PhD, Northwestern University

History, BA, Stanford University

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Research Output

  • 8 Citations
  • 4 Article
  • 2 Review article

Secrets on the Muhammadan Way: Transmission of the Esoteric Sciences in 18th Century Scholarly Networks

Wright, Z., Jan 1 2018, In : Islamic Africa. 9, 1, p. 77-105 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Salafi theology and Islamic orthodoxy in West Africa

    Wright, Z. V., Jan 1 2015, In : Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 35, 3, p. 647-656 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Bury my heart in Doha: Reflections on performing Western academia overseas

    Wright, Z. V., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of General Education. 63, 2-3, p. 113-120 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    The history of islamic identity in west Africa

    Wright, Z. V., Dec 1 2012, In : Orient. 53, 1, p. 18-23 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations