Joseph Leonardo Vignone – Managing Editor

Joseph Leonardo Vignone is a PhD candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. His dissertation focuses on the medical practices promoted by Arabic ethical literature between 900 and 1400 as they relate to the enhancement of Muslim scholars’ intellectual capacities. He received bachelor degrees in History and Theology from Fordham University in 2011, an MTS in Islamic Studies from Harvard Divinity School in 2013 and an AM in Islamic Intellectual History from GSAS in 2015. Joseph’s wider research interests include the concept of certainty in Islamic prophetic history, gender and sexuality in Islamic societies and the medical practices of the late-medieval Mediterranean and Indian Ocean.