SOAS, University of London
Prof Alison Scott Bauman is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS and her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands, social justice and philosophy. Her research has recently been recognized and rewarded by world-class research grants from Leverhulme, ESRC and AHRC. Professor Scott-Baumann applies philosophy to social justice issues, regarding Islam, higher education and feminist debates. She is also known internationally for her philosophical research and was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship for original research on Ricoeur, Kant and Sartre. She works extensively on Ricoeur and is an invited member of the Conseil Scientifique of the Fonds Ricoeur in Paris, and board member of three international Ricoeur groups.