Dr. Zakyi Ibrahim
Assistant Professor, Islam and Comparative Religion, California State University, Fullerton; Editor, American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, Board Member at Large, Association of Muslim Social Sciences
Dr. Ibrahim researches and publishes on specific themes and topics in the Koran and its supporting sources, using an interdisciplinary approach that has substantive and/or methodological relevance to contemporary Islam. He has also published on “Women and Islam in Africa.”
Dr. Ibrahim teaches courses on all aspects of Islam (including Koranic studies, History and Development of Islamic Thought, Classical and Contemporary Islam), World Religions, African and African-American Religions and Spirituality and Methods of Studying Religions.
Dr. Ibrahim received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Islamic Studies from the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He earned his B.A. (Honors) from the International Islamic University, Malaysia, with a major in Islamic Studies and a minor in Mass Communication. Before joining California State University Fullerton, he taught as an Assistant Professor in the Religious Studies Department at the University of Winnipeg, Canada, and in the Philosophy and Religion Department at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.