BiographyCarool Kersten is a Senior Lecturer in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World at King's College London. He has also lectured at the Open University and the Institute of Ismaili Studies in the UK, served on the faculty of the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand and acted as academic director for a US-based Study-Abroad Programme in Thailand.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Intellectual history of the modern and contemporary Muslim world
History of Islam in Southeast Asia
Islam in global and interregional contexts
Theory and Method in the Study of Religions