Prior to Zaytuna College
After receiving his Ph. D. in Islamic Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington, he taught elementary Arabic and intermediate Arabic at Georgia State University, Islamic studies, Islamic philosophy, Qur’anic exegesis, world religions, and Sufism at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and Qur’anic studies, Sufism, and Arabic (elementary, intermediate, advanced) at Indiana University.
- Mullā Ṣadrā and Eschatology: Evolution of Being, London: Routledge, 2015.
- “Translation of Mullā Sadrā’s The Traveler’s Provision (Zād al-Musāfer)” in Illuminationist Texts and Textual Studies: Essays in the Memory of Hossein Ziai, Brill, 2017.
Education: Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Indiana University-Bloomington, Indiana, M.A., Philosophy, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, California, M.D., Mosul University/College of Medicine, Iraq.