Traversing Tradition hosts a unique cast of contributors who come from diverse academic, ethnic, and national backgrounds. Check out their bios down below for more information!
Zain Siddiqi, President, is a political science graduate currently studying Islamic sciences. He is involved with several Muslim organizations across the US. You can follow him on Twitter here.
Mariam Ehab, Secretary, is a pharmacy and biotech student living in Egypt. Her interests include literature, ethics and social theory. You can follow her on Twitter here.
Yousuf Ahmed, Treasurer, is a software engineer with an education in computer science. His interests include science, technology, religion, and politics. You can follow him on Twitter here.
Eeman Abbasi is a graduate in Physiology & Neurobiology and Human Rights, working in international development. Her interests include Hanafi jurisprudence, refugee advocacy, health and human rights, and the food industry. You can follow her on Twitter here.
Ali Talib is a biochemistry graduate with a Master’s in Neuroscience. He is now pursuing a PGCE to teach in secondary school. He also studies Maliki jurisprudence and Arabic in his free time. His interests include science, religion, and the philosophy of mind. You can follow him on Twitter here.
Wassim Hassan, Executive Director, is a graduate in Biology and Chemistry, with additional interests in political philosophy, philosophy of religion, and the Islamic sacred sciences. He is currently studying traditional Islamic sciences. He is the Executive Director at Traversing Tradition. You can follow him on Twitter here.
Sami Hassan, Editor-in-Chief, is a student of political science and history. His interests include the Islamic sacred sciences, politics, and Islam in America. You can follow him on Twitter here.
Heraa Hashmi, Marketing Director, is best known for her research project, Muslims Condemn. She is a graduate in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and has also studied linguistics. Her interests include the Islamic sciences, cognitive linguistics, and bioethics. You can follow her on Twitter here.
Andrew Stodghill is a Sufi philosopher and historian. He was born, he lives, and he will die. You can follow him on Twitter here.
Syed Abdurrahman Warsi is an engineer and a student of the Islamic sacred sciences. He enjoys traveling, eating, and reading. His interests include poetry, history, and philosophy. You can follow him on Twitter here.