I am a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My areas of research and teaching are Islam and gender, women in Muslim history, classical and modern Islamic ethics, Islam in American religious history, and feminist theory.
Currently, I am working on my doctoral dissertation titled, “Gendered Morality: Marriage and Social Relations in Medieval Islamic Ethics.” I am also serving as an editor at Azizah Magazine, a quarterly American Muslim women’s publication and managing editor of its forthcoming special issue featuring female Muslim scholars’ articles on Islam and spirituality.
I earned my MA in Religious Studies with a concentration on Islam in American religious history also at UNC Chapel Hill and my BA with highest honors in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Brandeis University.
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