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Sherman Jackson

Sherman Jackson

Keynote Speaker: King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture & Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California

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Sherman Jackson Biography

Sherman Jackson is the King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.

Jackson was formerly the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Visiting Professor of Law and Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Michigan.

He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, Indiana University, Wayne State University and the University of Michigan.

From 1987 to 1989, he served as Executive Director of the Center of Arabic Study Abroad in Cairo, Egypt. Jackson is the author of several books, including Islamic Law and the State: The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Shihâb al-Dîn al-Qarâfî (E.J. Brill, 1996), On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam: Abû Hâmid al-Ghazâlî's Faysal al-Tafriqa (Oxford, 2002), Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking Towards the Third Resurrection (Oxford, 2005) and Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering (Oxford, 2009).

Jackson's writing has also been featured on the Washington Post-Newsweek blog, "On Faith," as well as the Huffington Post.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Sherman Jackson Videos

Dr. Sherman Jackson - Democratic National Convention 2016
Dr. Sherman Abdal Hakim Jackson - What is Islam?

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How much does it cost to book Sherman Jackson?

Booking fees for Sherman Jackson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sherman Jackson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Sherman Jackson?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sherman Jackson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sherman Jackson for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sherman Jackson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sherman Jackson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Sherman Jackson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Faith & Religion, Black Heritage and Diversity. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Sherman Jackson generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Carolyn Roberts, Benjamin Watson and Blair Imani. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sherman Jackson for an upcoming event.

Sherman Jackson Videos

Dr. Sherman Jackson - Democratic National Convention 2016
Dr. Sherman Abdal Hakim Jackson - What is Islam?

How to book Sherman Jackson?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sherman Jackson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sherman Jackson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sherman Jackson or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Sherman Jackson?

Booking fees for Sherman Jackson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sherman Jackson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Sherman Jackson?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sherman Jackson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sherman Jackson for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sherman Jackson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sherman Jackson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Sherman Jackson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Faith & Religion, Black Heritage and Diversity. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Sherman Jackson generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Carolyn Roberts, Benjamin Watson and Blair Imani. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sherman Jackson for an upcoming event.

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