Jordan Denari Duffner is a Catholic voice on Muslim-Christian relations and Islamophobia. She is the author of “Finding Jesus among Muslims: How Loving Islam Makes Me a Better Catholic,” forthcoming from Liturgical Press in December 2017.
An associate at the Bridge Initiative, where she previously worked as a research fellow studying Islamophobia, Jordan is pursuing a PhD in Theological and Religious Studies at Georgetown University, studying Islam and Christianity.
Jordan has published articles in numerous outlets, including The Washington Post, TIME, America, and Sojourners. Her research on Muslim-Christian relations has been covered widely in Catholic news outlets, and she frequently provides commentary in Islamophobia for the media. Her 2016 piece on Islamophobia in Living City won a 2017 Catholic Press Association First Place Award for best interfaith and ecumenical coverage.
A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Jordan received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, and lived in Amman, Jordan from 2013 -2014 as a researcher funded by the State Department’s Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
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(The views and opinions expressed here are solely my own, and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, positions, or mission of Georgetown University, the Bridge Initiative, or the Fulbright program.)