Aminah McCloud is an adjunct scholar and member of the board of advisors at ISPU. Dr. McCloud is also the Director of the Islamic World Studies Program at DePaul University where she teaches Islamic Studies in the Department of Religious Studies. She is the founder of Islam in America Conference at DePaul. She is a board member of several organizations including Radio Islam, Feminist Sexual Ethics Project. She is the current editor for The Journal of Islamic Law and Culture. She is the author of African American Islam, Questions of Faith, and Transnational Muslims in American Society and Silks: The Textures of American Muslim Women’s Lives. Her research is primarily based on Muslim faith and practice, cultural diversity, and the history and region of the Muslim world. She has specialized in Islamic mysticism, law, theology, and philosophy. She is interested in topics on human rights, gender, and liberation theology.
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