News & Events

Program Director Homayra Ziad in the media

Director of the Program in Islamic Studies Homayra Ziad appeared in several media outlets between April 2-14, as a resource on religion and public life. A Washington Post article covers Values and Voices, national, non-partisan activism by religion scholars that brings religious voices to progressive politics. To see Dr. Ziad’s contribution to Values and Voices, see https://www.valuesandvoices.com/letters-2021/letter-98/ A […]

Program Director Homayra Ziad wins Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Award

On May 25, Dr. Ziad was recognized by the KSAS Dean for excellence in undergraduate teaching. The citation follows below. “I am pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020-21 Krieger School’s Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Advising Awards. Many of our remarkable faculty members were nominated, which is a testament to their dedication to the craft. It is heartening […]

Words of Faith

Niloofar Haeri, professor of anthropology and chair of the Krieger School’s Program in Islamic Studies, discussed her recent book, Say What Your Longing Heart Desires: Women, Prayer & Poetry in Iran, in the Spring 2021 issue of Arts & Sciences Magazine.