Gregory Starrett is Professor of Anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has conducted field research in Egypt and the United States on the cultural politics of Islamic education and popular culture, and he teaches courses on religion, the Middle East, the history of anthropology, and the development of anthropological theory. He has served as the editor of the Middle East Studies Association’s journal Review of Middle East Studies, and as the President of the Faculty at UNC Charlotte. His research has appeared in some of anthropology’s most important journals, including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Cultural Anthropology, and the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
EDUCATION: Ph.D. From: Stanford University Specialty: Anthropology of Religion, Anthropological Theory, History of Anthropology, Middle East. Prof. Starrett is the President of the Faculty of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2014-2015).