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Meet our Faculty

Dr. Basyouny Nehela

President & Professor

Dr. Nehela holds a M.A. in Fundamentals of Religion and a Ph.D. with Honors in Da’wah & Islamic Culture, both from [..]

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Dr. Suheil Laher

Professor

Dr. Laher has been a tafsir and tajwid instructor at Fawakih since 2010 and has made significant contributions [..]

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Dr. Sh. Hassan Lachheb

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Laccheb is the president and founder of the Tayseer Seminary. He earned his Ph.D. in Religious Studies [..]

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Dr. Mohamed Abu-Taleb

Professor & Dean of Administration

Dr. AbuTaleb has pursued seminary training through the Cambridge Islamic College and Al-Salam Institute in the [..]

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Dr. Celene Ibrahim

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Ibrahim specializes in Islamic studies and women’s studies. Her most recent book, Women and Gender in the [..]

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Dr. Sharif El-Tobgui

Assistant Professor

Dr. El-Tobgui holds a BS in Arabic Language from Georgetown University, a Master’s and PhD in Islamic Studies [..]

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Dr. Harun Spevack

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Spevack specializes in Islamic Intellectual History, with an emphasis on 13th-19th-century law, theology, [..]

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Imam Zaid Shakir

Assistant Professor

Imam Shakir speaks and writes on a wide range of topics, becoming a voice of conscience for American Muslims [..]

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Ustadha Zaynab Ansari

Adjunct Professor

Ustadha Ansari serves as an instructor, board member and scholar-in-residence at Tayseer Seminary. [..]

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Dr. Taha Hasan Abdul-Basser

Adjunct Professor

He was lead contributor to the Harvard Islamic Finance Information Program’s database software on Islamic [..]

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Dr. Ayman Ibrahim

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Ibrahim is a research physician interested in development of novel therapeutic modalities and its [..]

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Dr. Ermin Sinanovic

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Sinanovic research interests include transnational Islamic revival, revival and reform in Islam, Islamic [..]

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Dr. Adnan Rehman

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Rehman has a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York, M.A. in [..]

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Dr. Ovamir Anjum

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Anjum’s work focuses on the nexus of theology, ethics, politics and law in classical and medieval Islam, with comparative interest in Western Thought. His interests are united by a [..]

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Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Lazzouni trained in Classical Islam in traditional schools in North Africa with some of the most prominent [..]

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Dr. Asif Hirani

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Hirani completed his Master’s in Islamic Studies (Usul-ud-din) from Karachi University and obtained his [..]

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