- Ph.D., Temple University, 1987
- M.A., Temple University, 1979, Kansas State University, 1971
- B.A., University of the Philippines, 1964
Areas of Interest
- Islam in America
- Muslim movements in the Philippines and Southeast Asia
- Visual expressions of Islam in Southeast Asia
- Issues in religion, gender, and migration
- Religion, identity, and globalization
Recent Publications and Presentations
- Kolig, Erich, Vivienne SM Angeles and Sam Wong, eds. Identity in Crossroad Civilizations: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalism in Asia. Amsterdam University Press, 2009 (also co-author of the introductory essay, “Crossroad Civilizations and Bricolage Identities” and author of “Visual Expressions of Islam in the Philippines.” 195-218).
- “Adam,” “Abu Sufyan,” “Moro Islamic Liberation Front,” “Moro National Liberation Front,” “Philippines,” in John Esposito, ed. Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
- "Contested Vision of an Islamic State in Southern Philippines," in Santosh Saha and Thomas K. Carr, eds. Islamic, Hindu and Christian Fundamentalism: Public Policy in Global Perspectives. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2003. 79-110.
- “Being Muslimah and being Fashionable in Malaysia,” International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 6), August 7, 2009 ,Daejon, South Korea.
- “Labor Migration and the Balik- Islam Movement in the Philippines,” American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 1, 2008, Chicago, Illinois.