Islamic Studies


Hamid Mavani, Ph.D., McGill University (Islamic Studies, CGU)

  • Research Interests: Islamic legal reform, women and Shi'i law, Shi'i theology and political thought, Muslims in America, Qur'anic studies, intra-Muslim discourse and contemporary developments in the Muslim world.

Ahmed Alwishah, Ph.D, University of California, LA (Philosophy, Pitzer College)

  • Research Interests: Islamic Philosophy, Islamic Theology, and Medieval Philosophy

Zayn Kassam, Ph.D., McGill University (Religion, Pomona College

  • Research Interests: Islamic ethics, gender issues, philosophy and mysticism

Arash Khazeni, Ph.D., Yale University (History, Claremont McKenna College)

  • Research Interests: History and Anthropology of Iran and Afghanistan; Islamic Societies and Cultures; Transformation of Natural Environments; Frontiers and Borderlands; Ethnic Identity; Political Ecology of Oil

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