Islamic Studies


Ruqayya Khan, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (Islamic Studies, CGU)

  • The Qur’ān; Arabic literatures; Progressive Islamic Theologies; Women in Islam; Islam and Environmental Ethics; Islam and the Digital Age

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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