Dr. Craig Considine is a Catholic American of Irish and Italian descent. Considine is currently a faculty member in the Department of Sociology at Rice University. His next book, Muslims in America: Examining the Facts (ABC-CLIO), examines the veracity of controversial claims and beliefs surrounding American Muslims and Islam in the United States. Considine’s research interests include American religious pluralism, American Muslim experiences, Islamophobia, American identity, Christian-Muslim relations, the life of Prophet Muhammad, the Pakistani diaspora, Irish identity, and the ethnic vs. civic nation dichotomy. He holds a PhD from Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), an MSc from the University of London (England), and a BA from American University (Washington, DC). Considine is a native of Needham, Massachusetts.
Considine, Craig. (2017). “The Racialization of Islam in the United States: Islamophobia, Hate Crimes and ‘Flying while Brown.’” Religions 8(9): 1-19.
Considine, Craig. (2017). Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora. New York, NY: Routledge.
Considine, Craig. (2017). “Pakistanis and Irish Identity: Religion, Race, and Ethnicity in Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland.” Sociology. January 17. Online first.
Considine, Craig. (2016). “Religious Pluralism and Civic Rights in a ‘Muslim Nation’: An Analysis of Prophet Muhammad’s Covenants with Christians.” Religions 7(15): 1-21.
Considine, Craig. (2016). “What does it mean to be ‘Irish’? Perceptions of Irish identity among young Pakistani men.” Diaspora Studies 10: 1-12.
Considine, Craig. (2016). “Prophet Muhammad’s Covenants with Christians: Pluralism and Civic Rights in the First Islamic State.” Interreligious Insight 14(1): 42-57.