The ICJS welcomes Dr. Homayra Ziad.
Dr. Ziad received her first degree from Bryn Mawr. She then earned a doctorate in Islamic Studies from Yale. She has published on the Sufi pluralism of the eighteenth-century Delhi theologian and poet Khwajah Mir Dard, Urdu literature and qawwali, women and Islam, chaplaincy and Scriptural Reasoning. She is on the American Academy of Religion’s Islam steering committee and a member of the WISE Women’s Shura Council. She is co-author of a fatwa against domestic violence, a featured scholar on the website ... read more