Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Justin Parrott

Justin Parrott has BAs in Physics and English from Otterbein University, an MLIS from Kent State University, and an MRes in Islamic Studies from the University of Wales. He is currently Research Librarian for Middle East Studies at New York University in Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). Justin embraced Islam in 2004 at the age of 20. He studied Islam from a traditional perspective with local scholars and Imams. He served as a volunteer Imam for the Islamic Society of Greater Columbus until 2013. He is currently the faculty advisor and volunteer Imam for the Muslim Students Association at NYUAD.

Zohair Abdul-Rahman

Zohair Abdul-Rahman was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. B.Sc in Life Sciences with a minor in Psychology. M.Sc in the Scientific Method. Ijazah in Islamic theology and Hadith. Currently pursuing medical studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.