Andrea Castonguay

Andrea Castonguay


Time Periods: Late Antique, Medieval
Geographies: Mediterranean, North Africa, Middle East, Europe
Interest/Specialization: North Africa, Almoravid dynasty, Islamic Theology, Sunni Islam, Maliki School, History of the Islamic World, Medieval Spain, West Africa

Dissertation Title: "Keeping the Faith: Dynasties and da'wa in medieval Morocco"

Dissertation Committee: Deborah Tor (advisor), Thomas Burman, Ebrahim Moosa, Alexander Beihammer, Maribel Fierro (CSIC)

Leadership positions: Co-organizer, "Religion and Pluralism in the Medieval Mediterranean" Faculty and Graduate Student Working Group (2017-2019)

Select Awards and Fellowships:

  • IIE-Fulbright Program, Finalist (Morocco)
  • Social Science Research Council, International Dissertation Research Fellowship (Morocco)
  • American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Long-Term Research Grant (Morocco)
  • Mellon Grant, Religion Across the Disciplines
  • Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Notebaert Professional Development Fund
  • University of Notre Dame, Summer Language Study Abroad Grant