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Juan Cole

Non-Resident Fellow

Juan Cole
CHS Non-Resident Fellows


​Dr Juan R. I. Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He is an expert on the relationship of the West and the Muslim world within the historical context. He has appeared on PBS's "Lehrer News Hour", "ABC World News Tonight", "Nightline", "The Today Show", "Charlie Rose", "Anderson Cooper 360", "The Rachel Maddow Show", "All in With Chris Hayes", "The Colbert Report", "Democracy Now!", and many others. He has written extensively on Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He also has written about the upheavals in the Arab World since 2011, as well as topics related to Sunni extremist groups and Shiite politics. Dr Cole has regular columns at "The Nation and Truthdig" and has written in an online blog titled "Informed Comment" since 2002. He is also a non-resident Fellow of the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies in Doha.