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Mr. Blackwell (Richard Blackwell, born as Richard Sylvan Selzer) holds a picture of Sarah, Duchess of York, after naming her number one on his list of the "Worst Dressed" women. Blackwell released his list at a press conference on January 11, 1989 in Los Angeles. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen/Files)
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Robert Bruce Spencer (born 1962) is an American blogger and author of articles and books relating to Islam and Islamic terrorism. He has published nine books, including two bestsellers, and also is a contributor to the FrontPage magazine, directed by David Horowitz. He created Jihad Watch and Dhimmi Watch Web sites that focus on Islamic terrorism-related events and various Jihad-activity worldwide.

Robert Spencer received a Master's degree in the department of Religious Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1986. His master's thesis is titled The Monophysite in the Mirror and concerns the Christological controversies of the early Church and their connection to various ecclesiological models. He claims it led him to study the Eastern Churches in depth, which "coalesced nicely" with his study of Islam.

Part of a series on Controversies related to Islam and Muslims

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