Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research
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Dr. Jihad Saafir

Senior Fellow

Dr. Jihad Saafir has a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic studies, Master of Arts in Islamic Studies and Leadership, and a Ph.D. in Practical Theology from Claremont School of Theology. He is the resident Imam and the Founding Executive Director for Islah Academy. He is also an Assistant Professor of Religion and Community Development at Bayan, where he teaches courses in Muslim adolescent identity formation, leadership development, and Islamic education.