Meet Our Contributors

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!

Abdurrahman 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.

Ali 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.

Andrew is a Sufi philosopher and historian. He was born, he lives, and he will die. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Eeman 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.

Heraa is best known for her research project, Muslims Condemn. She is a graduate in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Her interests include the Islamic sciences, cognitive linguistics, and bioethics. You can follow her on Twitter here.

Hossam is the co-founder of IMJ (Islamic Movement for Justice), an organization that is reviving political Islam within the Muslim American consciousness. His interests include Islam, domestic & foreign policy, governance, liberation movements, social/cultural critique, and psychology. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Mariam is a student of biotechnology and pharmacy. Her interests include literature, philosophy, biology, and social theory. You can follow her on Twitter here.

Marmuzah is an engineering student with an interest in theology, philosophy, literature, and the Islamic sciences. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Sami is a student of political science and history. His interests include the Islamic sacred sciences, philosophy, and politics. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Wassim is a student studying biology, chemistry, and philosophy. In his free time, he studies Arabic, theology, and Shafi’i jurisprudence.

Yousuf 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.

Zain 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.