Dr. Craig Considine

Dr. Craig Considine
Rice University · Department of Sociology

Ph.D. Sociology

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Introduction
Dr. Craig Considine is an award winning professor and the best–selling author of The Humanity of Muhammad – A Christian View (Blue Dome Press 2020). He is recognized as an authority in interfaith dialogue, particularly in Christian and Muslim relations. Dr. Considine has written seven books for the field of Islamic studies, including People of the Book – Prophet Muhammad’s Encounters with Christians (Hurst & Oxford 2021) and Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora (Routledge 2017).
Additional affiliations
June 2015 - July 2016
Rice University
Position
  • Lecturer
September 2008 - September 2010
American University Washington D.C.
Position
  • 'Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam'
Description
  • Documentary feature film director and research assistant for the unprecedented fieldwork study on Muslims and American identity; supervised by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, who the BBC claims 'is the world's leading authority on contemporary Islam'.
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
September 2007 - September 2008
University of London, Royal Holloway
Field of study
  • International Relations and Politics
September 2003 - June 2007
American University Washington D.C.
Field of study
  • International Service

Publications

Publications (9)
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A valuable resource for readers interested in the role of Islam in contemporary U. S. politics and society, this first-of-its kind reference synthesizes Islamic teachings, the example of Prophet Muhammad, and the vision of the Founding Fathers. Through an overview essay, chronology, and roughly 50 alphabetically arranged entries, this reference ex...
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“Muslims in America: Examining the Facts” (ABC-CLIO, 226 pages, $63) presents evidence-based documentation to provide a full and impartial examination of American Muslims. Author Craig Considine, a lecturer of sociology, reviews the history of American Muslims’ settlement and integration into the U.S.; explores the prevailing social, political, cul...
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This paper explores the intersectionality of race and Islamophobia by using a set of empirical data relating to the experiences of American Muslims and non-Muslims in the United States. Through a multi-tiered methodology, the paper reveals how racialization processes interact with Islamophobic discourses and actions in American society. Specificall...
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This book explores the Pakistani diaspora in a transatlantic context, enquiring into the ways in which young first- and second-generation Pakistani Muslim and non-Muslim men resist hegemonic identity narratives and respond to their marginalised conditions. Drawing on rich documentary, ethnographic and interview material gathered in Boston and Dubl...
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This article contributes to the discussion on Irish identity by considering a set of empirical data from ethnographic research carried out in Pakistani communities in Dublin. The article considers views on 'Irishness' through the lens of young second-generation Pakistani Irish men. The data presented highlight how the Celtic Tiger experience reprod...
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This article examines the roles that religious pluralism and civic rights played in Prophet Muhammad’s vision of a “Muslim nation”. I demonstrate how Muhammad desired a pluralistic society in which citizenship and equal rights were granted to all people regardless of religious beliefs and practices. The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Ch...
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The aim of this paper is to contribute to the discussion surrounding national identity by considering a particular set of empirical data on perceptions of ‘Irishness’. Based on ethnographic research carried out in Pakistani communities in Dublin, this paper considers various interpretations of Irish identity through the lens of young second-generat...
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This article examines the roles that religious pluralism and civic rights played in Prophet Muhammad’s vision of a “Muslim nation”. I demonstrate how Muhammad desired a pluralistic society in which citizenship and equal rights were granted to all people regardless of religious beliefs and practices. The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Ch...

Projects

Projects (5)
Project
Book (June 2019). Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Project
To bring to light Muhammad's Covenants with the Christians of his time. This set of documents captures the pluralist spirit of the Islamic tradition.