Author

Richard W. Bulliet

Professor of History, Columbia University

Richard W. Bulliet is a professor of history at Columbia University.

Formerly, he was the director of the Middle East Institute and executive secretary of the Middle East Studies Association.

He is also the author of “Islam: The View from the Edge,” “The Camel and The Wheel” and editor of “The Columbia History of the Twentieth Century.”

He lives in New York City.

Articles by Richard W. Bulliet

A Dialogue on Islamists and Democracy

Is democracy a viable system of government for the Middle East?

February 13, 2006

Islam’s Crisis of Authority

Will Islam find and acknowledge a legitimate authority for the present day?

February 7, 2006