Valerie J. Hoffman

Title:  Head, Department of Religion

Company:  University of Illinois

Location:  Urbana, IL United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2019)
  • Carnegie Scholar (2009-2010)
  • Alumni Discretionary Award, University of Illinois (2008)
  • Center for Advanced Study Associate (2003)
  • Fulbright Research Fellow, Oman and Yemen (2000-2001)
  • Arnold O. Beckman Award (2000)
  • William and Flora Hewlett Award (1996)
  • Appointed University Scholar Award, University of Illinois (1996)
  • National Endowment of the Humanities Fellow (1991-1992)
  • Fulbright Research Fellow, Cairo (1987-1988)
  • Research Fellow, American Research Center, Cairo, Egypt (1980-1981)
  • National Defense Education Act Title VI Fellow, University of Chicago (1976-1979)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Religion, Marquis Who’s Who (1992-1993)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1997)


  • PhD in Islamic Studies, University of Chicago
  • MA in Islamic Studies, University of Chicago
  • Postgraduate Coursework, American University, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt
  • BA in Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

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