Richard T. Antoun

Professor, Author

1932 – 2009

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Who was Richard T. Antoun?

Professor Richard "Dick" T. Antoun was an American anthropologist who specialized in Islamic and Middle Eastern studies. He was a Professor Emeritus at Binghamton University.

His work centered on religion and the social organization of tradition in Islamic law and ethics, among other things. He was stabbed to death in his office at Binghamton University in December 2009; a Saudi graduate student pleaded guilty to killing him, and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Born
Mar 31, 1932
Worcester
Also known as
  • Richard Antoun
  • Richard T Antoun
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
  • Williams College
  • Johns Hopkins University
Employment
  • Binghamton University
Died
Dec 4, 2009
Vestal

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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