Dr. Basyouny Nehela
Dr. Basyouny Nehela is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Foundations of Religion, and Islamic Culture at Qatar University, Islamic American University, and Al-Azhar University. He teaches courses ranging from Principles of Thematic Exegesis, Philosophy of Sira, Islamic Creed, Methodology of Da‘wa, Ethics, Comparative Religions, Islamic Jurisprudence, and Islamic History. He earned his Master’s degree in the Foundations of Religion from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, where he proceeded to complete a Ph.D. in Islamic Culture and Da‘wa. Dr. Nehela has authored three books and over 40 articles during his academic career. He also tirelessly served the Boston Muslim community as imam of the Islamic Society of Boston from 1997 to 2011. Dr. Nehela currently serves as Dean of Academic Affairs at the Boston Islamic Seminary.