Our faculty has expertise in diverse fields of Islamic Studies and is committed to providing an enriching educational experience.
Abdul Wahab Saleem
President and Founder, Salik Academy
Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking & Insurance, IIBI, UK B.A in Fiqh and Usool ul Fiqh, King Saud University, Saudia Arabia. Diploma in Arabic Studies and Islamic Culture, King Saud University. Certificates in Hadith and Quranic Tafseer.
Ahmad Kobeisy, PhD
Director, Islamic Learning Foundation, College Point, NY
PhD in Social Sciences, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs M.S. in Educational Psychology B.S. in Islamic Studies
Gyasi Mckinzie, M.Th
Associate Director for Marketing and Outreach, US Southwest Region, Helping Hands for Relief and Development
Instructor, Al-Kauther Institute. Masters in Theological Studies, Vanderbilt University. B.A., Faculty of Dawah and Usool ul Deen, University of Medina
Haitham Barazanji, M.Th
Imam, Islamic Society of Pinellas County, Florida
Masters in Theology in Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Foundation. B.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems, Oklahoma State University.
Principal, Al Huda School and Hifdh School, College Park, Md.
Founder, The Quran Institute. Quran Recitation Ijazah with Shaikh Mohammad Haqqan, Jeddah, Saudia Arabia. Masters in Management. B.S. in Computer Science, University of Maryland.
Hatem al-Haj, PhD
Dean, College of Islamic Studies, Mishkah University
PhD in Sharia, Al-Jinan University, Lebanon; M.A. in Sharia, American Open University; Board Certification in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Ibrahim Zidan, MS
Scholar of Hadith and Family Law
M.S. in Business Administration, Southern Illinois University; B.A. in Islamic Studies and Arabic, Dar-Ul- Uloom, University of Cairo
Muhammad Sa’eed Alrahawan,PhD
Professor of Hadith, Al-Azhar University
PhD in Hadith, Al-Azhar University; M.A in Hadith Sciences, Al-Azhar University, B.A in Islamic Studies, Faculty of Language and Translation, Al-Azhar University.
Muhammad Salah, PhD
Religious Supervisor of Al-Huda TV
Ph.D in Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Foundation;B.A. in Sharia, Al-Azhar University; Four Year Diploma, Muslim Arts and Arabic Calligraphy
Founder, Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research
Resident Scholar, Valley Ranch Islamic Center,Texas; Masters in Islamic Finance, Masters in Political History, B.A. in Islamic Studies; B.S. in Accounting
Sarah Sultan, MA
Therapist, Leland House, Centreville, VA.
M.A. in Mental Health Counseling, City University of New York, Brooklyn College; B.S. in Psychology and Biology, CUNY Macaulay Honors College
M.A in Fiqh Candidate, Medinah International University; B.A. in Shari’a, Al-Azhar University; B.A in Islamic Studies, Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts.
Zia Sheikh, PhD
Imam, Islamic Center of Irving, TX
PhD, Graduate Theological Foundation; M.S. in Arabic and Islamic Theology. Author of "Islam: Silencing the Critics."