9/11 America and Islam nine years on: A conversation with Jack Miles, Waleed Aly and Geoffrey Garrett



15 September 2010

A free public seminar sponsored by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Global Terrorism Research Centre, Centre for Islam and the Modern World, Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC), Monash European and EU Centre, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash Asia Institute.

This event was held at Monash University in Melbourne.


  • Professor Jack Miles
    Pulitzer Prize Winner

    John R. (Jack) Miles was a contributor to American Review, a magazine published by the US Studies Centre. Now retired, Miles was previously Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English & Religious Studies at the University of California, Irvine, and Senior Fellow for Religion & International Affairs with the Pacific Council on International Policy. His book GOD: A Biography won a Pulitzer Prize in 1996 and has been translated into sixteen languages.

  • Waleed Aly
    Politics lecturer at the Global Terrorism Research Centre , Monash University

    Waleed Aly is is an Australian writer, academic, lawyer, media presenter and musician. Aly is a co-host of Network Ten's news and current affairs television program The Project, he writes for Fairfax Media, and is a lecturer in Politics at the Global Terrorism Research Centre at Monash...

  • Professor Geoffrey Garrett
    Dean, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

    Geoffrey Garrett was the founding CEO of the US Studies Centre. Garrett is Dean, Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise, and Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, he has been the Dean of the Business Schools at both the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales.