Walker, Paul E(rnest)

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WALKER, Paul E(rnest)

WALKER, Paul E(rnest). American, b. 1941. Genres: Intellectual history. Career: Teacher at a private school in Milton, MA, 1967-68; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, historian at National Museum of History and Technology, 1973-76; American Research Center in Egypt Inc., Cairo, director, 1976-80, executive director, 1980-86; Columbia University, part-time lecturer, 1981-86; McGill University, Montreal, QC, visiting assistant professor, 1984-86, associate professor at Institute of Islamic Studies, 1987-90; independent scholar, 1990-93, 1994-; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, visiting associate professor of Islamic studies, 1993-94; Guggenheim Fellow, 2000-02. Publications: Early Philosophical Shiism: The Ismaili Neoplatonism of Abu Ya'qub al-Sijistani, 1993; The Wellsprings of Wisdom, 1994; Abu Ya' qub al-Sijistani: Intellectual Missionary, 1996; An Ismaili Heresiography, 1998; Hamid al-Din al-Kirmani: Ismaili Thought in the Age of al- Hakim, 1999; The Advent of the Fatimids, 2000; (trans.) A Guide to Conclusive Proof for the Principles of Belief, 2000; Exploring an Islamic Empire: Fatimid History and Its Sources, 2002. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to Islamic studies and religious studies journals. Address: 5761 S Blackstone, Chicago, IL 60637- 1823, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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