Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

What is Trauma? – Trauma and Islam Part 1/5 | Yaqeen Whiteboard

When someone says the word “trauma”, what comes to mind? Dr. Tesneem Alkiek explains the 3 types of trauma we may experience in our lives.

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Dr. Tesneem Alkiek

Dr. Tesneem Alkiek

Fellow, Director of Expanded Learning | Tesneem obtained her undergraduate degree in Early Christianity and Islamic Studies from the University of Michigan. She went on to complete her Ph.D. in Islamic Studies at Georgetown University with a focus on Islamic law. Tesneem currently serves as the Director of Expanded Learning where she works with her team to create curricula and other resources for communities to engage with Yaqeen’s research. She is also a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Rutgers University-Camden.