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Anna Gade

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Expert on Islam, religion and society, Southeast Asia, environmental ethics, and global environmental studies from cultural perspectives

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies Work: 608-263-5839 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Global Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority societies
  • Sources and history of Islam, especially Quran
  • Study and understanding of religion
  • Religious and social change in modern Southeast Asia, especially Muslim Indonesia
  • Religion and the environment, environmental ethics


  • Author, Muslim Environmentalisms: Religious and Social Foundations (New York: Columbia University Press, 2019)
  • Author, The Qur'an: An Introduction (Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2010)