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Mishkah has instructors with expertise in various fields of Islamic Studies.

Sh. Abdul Wahab SaleemAbdul 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.
Subjects: Fiqh


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
Subjects: History of the Islamic State and Aqeeda



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
Subjects: Manners


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
Subjects:  Aqeedah, Fiqh, Quranic Sciences

Haroon Baqai

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
Subjects: Quran Tajweed and Memorization


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.
Subjects: Fiqh and Fundamentals of Fiqh


Ibrahim Zidan, MS

M.S. Business Administration, Southern Illinois University
B.A. in Islamic Studies and Arabic, Dar-Ul- Uloom, University of Cairo
Subjects: Family Law



Muhammad Sa’eed Alrahawan, PhD

Professor of Hadith, Al-Azhar University
PhD in Hadith, Al-Azhar University
Subjects: Hadith and Quranic Sciences



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
Subjects: Dawah and its Means, Fiqh of Seerah


Sh. Omar SuleimanOmar Suleiman

B.A. in Islamic Studies
B.S. in Accounting
Subjects: Comparative Religions, Aqeeda, Seerah


Sarah Sultan, MA

Therapist, United Methodist Family Services: 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
Subjects: Psychology


Zehra Hazratji

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
: Introduction to Islamic Culture



Zia ul Haque Sheikh, PhD

Imam, Islamic Center of Irving, TX
PhD, Graduate Theological Foundation
M.S. in Arabic and Islamic Theology
Subjects: Analytical Tafsir

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