Shaykh Tahir Wyatt, PhD
Dr. Tahir Wyatt is a published academic, experienced interpreter, and instructor of Islamic studies and comparative religion. During his more than two decades of studying and teaching in the Middle East, he procured several degrees, including a doctorate in theology. He was also the only American ever to be appointed to teach in the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, the second holiest site in the Muslim world. Dr. Wyatt currently lectures both nationally and internationally at mosques, universities, and other institutions of learning. He serves as the Executive Director of the United Muslim Masjid in Philadelphia where he focuses on the psychosocial and spiritual aspects of community development. He is also Senior Fellow at Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and is the President of the Quran, Arabic, and Reflection Institute (QARI), an institute dedicated to structured, curriculum-based instruction of the Quran and Arabic Language. Dr. Wyatt is widely consulted on an array of Islamic topics ranging from medical bioethics to deradicalization.