Zvi Ben-Dor Benite

Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Network Faculty Planning, New York University

Zvi Ben-Dor Benite received his Ph.D. in history from UCLA in 2000. Focusing on the question of interaction between religions in world history, he is the author of The Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial China (Harvard, 2005); of The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History (Oxford, 2009); and co-editor of Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Thought: Writings on Identity, Culture, and Politics (Brandeis, 2013). Ben-Dor Benite is currently working on an edited volume on Sovereignty (forthcoming with Columbia University Press), and on a monograph Crescent China: Islam and the Nation After Empire (for Oxford University Press).