Dr. Edith Szanto

         Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

​    University of Alabama  



You will never do anything in this world without courage. 
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

Links to presentations, interviews, and social media sites:

"The largest contemporary Muslim pilgrimage isn’t the hajj to Mecca, it’s the Shiite pilgrimage to Karbala in Iraq," a news article published by The Conversation (2020)

"Depicting Victims, Heroines, and Pawns in the Syrian Uprising," YouTube (2016)

"Context of IS Attack on Yazidis," Episode 1 of the Podcast Series: Engaging the World, Multi-Faith Centre, University of Toronto (2014)

"Displacement and Suffering: From Anfal to ISIS," organized and participated in a public panel held at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (2014)

"Teaching in Iraq," Centre for the Study of Religion Newsletter, University of Toronto (2013)

Interview in the AUIS Voice (Nov. 2011)

U of Alabama webpage

Linkedin webpage

Researchnet webpage

Academia.edu webpage