Professor and Chair of Theological Studies
Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES
Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D., Centre for the Study of Religion
M.A., Centre for the Study of Religion
Appointed in 2008
Selected by vote of LMU students in 2008 and 2009
A new online reference from Oxford University Press, appointed in 2012
Fall 2016, at University of Southern California
Religions of the World
Islam in America
Islam in the Modern World
Religion and Film
Islam and Interreligious Dialogue
First Year Seminar: Islam and the Building of America
2014 “Toward a Muslim Theology of Migration”, a chapter in Elaine Padilla and Peter C. Phan, Editors, Theology of Migration in the Abrahamic Religions. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 173-186.
2013 “Religious Diversity and Public Education: The Example of American Muslims”, a chapter in Vincent F. Biondo III and Andrew Fiala, Editors, Civility, Religious Pluralism, and Education. New York: Routledge, pp. 193-203.
2012 “Confronting Misoislamia: Teaching Religion and Violence in Courses on Islam”, a chapter in Brian K. Pennington, Editor, Teaching Religion and Violence. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 118-148.
2012 Amir Hussain and Jamie S. Scott, “Muslims”, a chapter in Jamie S. Scott, Editor, The Religions of Canadians. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 167-218.
2011 Momin Rahman and Amir Hussain, “Muslims and Sexual Diversity in North America”, a chapter in David Rayside and Clyde Wilcox, Editors, Faith, Politics and Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. 255-274.
2010 “Images of Muhammad in literature, art, and music”, a chapter in Jonathan E. Brockopp, Editor, The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 274-292.
2010 “(Re)presenting: Muslims on North American Television”, an article in Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, Vol. 4, No. 1, April, pp. 55-75.
2009 “Islam”, a chapter in John Lyden, Editor, The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film. London: Routledge, pp. 131-140.
2009 “‘The Fire Next Time’: Sleeper Cell and Muslims on Television Post 9/11”, a chapter in Diane Winston, Editor, Small Screen / Big Picture: Television and Lived Religion. Waco: Baylor University Press, pp. 153-170.
2009 “Islam in the Plural”, a chapter in Amyn Sajoo, Editor, A Companion to the Muslim World. London: Institute of Ismaili Studies, pp. 87-105.
2008 “‘Listen to the Dark’: Death and Dying in Music, Film and Literature”, a chapter in Christopher M. Moreman, Editor, Teaching Death and Dying. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 213-226.
2008 “From Tolerance to Dialogue: A Muslim perspective on interfaith dialogue with Christians”, an article in Asian Christian Review, Vol. 2, Nos. 2 & 3, Summer/Winter, pp. 85-97.
2008 “The Diaspora in the West”, a chapter in Andrew Rippin, Editor, The Islamic World. London: Routledge, pp. 131-142.