Nisa Muhammad is the Assistant Dean for Religious Life at Howard University. She is responsible for religious programming, advocates for the religious needs of Muslim students, teaches non-academic classes on the Islamic tradition, and works closely as part of the staff in the Office of the Dean of the Chapel to foster inter-religious dialogue and cooperation. Mrs. Muhammad organizes Muslim worship and devotion services, counsels and advises students, faculty, and staff, and answers a myriad of questions and challenges from race to religion to relationships. She is also the advisor to the Muslim Students Association, the Juvenile Justice Advocates and the Chess Club. Mrs. Muhammad is on the executive boards of the Association of Muslim Chaplains and the National Association of Campus and University Chaplains. She has a Master’s Degree in Islamic Studies and a graduate certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary. She is currently a Doctoral Candidate in the School of Divinity at Howard University.