Jane McAuliffe

jane mcauliffe

Distinguished FellowBerkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs

Georgetown University

Jane McAuliffe is a distinguished senior research fellow at the Berkley Center. She previously was director of the John W. Kluge Center (where she was a distinguished visiting scholar during 2013-2014) and inaugural director of national and international outreach at the Library of Congress. She was president of Bryn Mawr College from 2008 to 2013 and is a former dean of Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences. McAuliffe has taught at the University of Toronto and Emory University, serving as associate dean for the Candler School of Theology. McAuliffe is general editor of the six-volume Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an, the first major reference work for the Qur’an in Western languages. Her publications include the Norton Anthology of World Religions (2015) and Norton Critical Edition of the Qur’an (2017); The Cambridge Companion to the Qur’an (2006); With Reverence for the Word (2010); and Qur’anic Christians: An Analysis of Classical and Modern Exegesis (1991/2007). She is past president of the American Academy of Religion and a member of the American Philosophical Society and the Council on Foreign Relations.