Caner Dagli is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at The College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts. Dagli holds an MA from George Washington University's Department of Religion and a PhD from Princeton University's Department of Near Eastern Studies, and was a 2004-2005 Fulbright scholar. He spent a year working as Special Advisor to the Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan for Interfaith Affairs from 2006-2007. Dagli was one of the 138 Muslim signatories in October 2007 of "A Common Word Between Us and You," a letter addressed to Christian leaders in an appeal for peace and cooperation between the two world religions. His first book The Ringstones of Wisdom (2004) was a full translation and annotated commentary on Ibn ʿArabī’s Sufi-Philosophical treatise, Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam, published by Great Books of the Islamic World. He is a general editor of The Study Quran (2015), and recently published a new book, Ibn al-ʿArabī and Islamic Intellectual Culture: From Mysticism to Philosophy in Routledge’s Sufi Series.
Caner joined NYUAD in September 2016 as a Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities Research Fellowship Program.