Fitzroy Morrissey


Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Law; Fellow of Pembroke College

Faculty / College:

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Pembroke College

Research interests:

  • Sufism

  • Islamic law

  • Islamic views of Judaism and Christianity & Jewish and Christian views of Islam

  • The comparative study of the Abrahamic religions

  • Modern Islamic thought

Current projects:

  • A study of attitudes to music and games in Islamic law

  • A general history of modern Islamic thought

  • A project (with Ronald Nettler) on the reception of the classical Islamic tradition in contemporary Islamic thought

Courses taught:

  • Introduction to Islam (for first-year readers of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish)

  • Islamic Religion (for Final Honour School in Arabic; co-taught)

  • Undergraduate and graduate options on Sufism and Islamic Law


Recent publications:


Articles and book chapters