Public Scholarship

‘Ms. Marvel,’ ‘Ramy’ and ‘Hala’ Fuel Debate on Muslim Representation.” New Lines Magazine. October 12, 2022.

Ms. Marvel’s creative team is what makes it special.” The New Arab. June 22, 2022.

You Still Don’t Know about Islam, Part 1,” keeping it 101: a killjoy’s introduction to religion, Podcast, February 2, 2022.

The Classical Ideas Podcast, Podcast, January 16, 2022.

The Rise of the Muslim Sitcom.” The Revealer: A Review of Religion and Media. December 9, 2021.

Mapping the Digital Study of ReligionThe Religious Studies Project, Podcast, October 11, 2021.

How 9/11 helped China wage its own false ‘war on terror’.” Al Jazeera English. September 8, 2021.

The Rich History of China’s Islam.” New Lines Magazine. July 27, 2021.

What will it take to boost Muslim representation in film?” The Stream, Television, Al Jazeera English, Jun 24, 2021.

Religion, Uyghurs, and the Global War on Terror.” Contending Modernities. February 11, 2021.

Mahershala Ali and the Limits of Celebrity Activism.” Sapelo Square. September 9, 2020.

Establishing the Study of Muslims in Film and Television.” The Maydan. August 2, 2017.

The Possibilities of a Digital Life in Islamic Studies.” Mizan. December 1, 2016.

Shahab Ahmed, What is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic (Princeton University Press, 2016) Forum. Co-Edited with Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst, 2016.

What is Islam? Forum – An Introduction.” Marginalia Review of Books. August 19. With Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst, 2016.