Dr. Al-Deen is professor of Islamic Studies in the
Department of Religious Studies at DePaul University. In 2006 she founded the
nation’s first undergraduate baccalaureate program in Islamic World Studies.
She is the former Editor in Chief of the Journal
of Islamic Law & Culture. She is currently working on a manuscript
entitled, History of Arab Americans:
Exploring Diverse Roots for Greenwood Press. Her book publications include:
African American Islam, Questions of Faith, Transnational Muslims in America, Introduction to Islam in the 21st Century, Global Muslims in the 21st
Century and Muslim Ethics in the 21st
Dr. Al-Deen is a Senior Fulbright Scholar, an advisory board
member of the Institute for Social and Policy Understanding, a board member of
The American Islamic College, an executive board member of IMAN (Inner City
Muslim Action Network) and the American editor for the Muslim Minorities in the
West Series for Brill Publishers. She also ran a 10-week “Exploring Muslim
Cultures” program with 22 lectures and is the Editor of Anthropology and Ethnology Open Access Journal.
- Islam and Muslims in the U.S. and Europe
- American and Islamic Law
- Bio-medical Issues
Courses Frequently Taught
- IWS 270 "Islamic Ethics: Bio-medical Issues"