Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Introduction to Yaqeen Behind the Scenes

We welcome you to join us on the journey of developing our research projects. As you might expect, it takes the diligent efforts of an entire team to produce a research artifact.  Research is adventurous work; there are surprise discoveries, dead ends, and enlightening breakthroughs that ultimately lead our teams to their conclusions. We hope you’ll join us on our journey (and learn a thing or two along the way.


Omar Suleiman

Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at SMU (Southern Methodist University). He is also the Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square.