PhD (candidate), Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California. Currently, President, Zaytuna College, Berkeley, California. Adviser: Islamic Studies Program, Stanford University; Ministry of Higher Education, UAE; Center for Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union. Honorary President, Religions for Peace; Vice-President, Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies. Founder and Director, Deen Intensive/Rihla programmes; Co-Producer and Moderator, The Rihla Series for MBC. Has translated and authored many published books, articles, essays and blogs. Has also been featured and interviewed on programmes by the BBC, NPR, CBC and KPFA. Named the Western world's most influential Islamic scholar, 500 Most Influential Muslims.