Hasan Azad Doctoral candidate, Department of Religion, Columbia University

Hasan Azad is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Religion at Columbia University with a focus on Islamic Studies. His academic interests include religious identities in secular societies, Sufism, sharia and interfaith relations. Born and raised in Britain, Hasan obtained his BA in English and his MA in Islamic Societies and Cultures, both from the University of London. Hasan has travelled extensively throughout the Muslim world.