Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research
Justin Parrot

Justin Parrott

Fellow

BA in Physics, English from Otterbein University. MLIS from Kent State University. MRes in Islamic Studies from University of Wales and is currently Research Librarian for Middle East Studies at NYU in Abu Dhabi.

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.