Aminah McCloud

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Aminah Beverly McCloud (born 1948)[1] is Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Islamic World Studies program at DePaul University.[2] Her areas of expertise include Islam in America, Muslim women, Islamic studies and the history, geography, politics, religion and philosophy of Islam. She is the author and co-author of several books.[3] Professor McCloud is also the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Islamic Law and Culture, and a member of the board of advisors of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU).[4][5]

Professor Ali Asani of Harvard University has described Professor McCloud as "one of the most eminent scholars of African American Islam"[6]


  • African-American Islam (1995)
  • Questions of Faith (1999)
  • Transnational Muslims in American Society (2006)
  • An Introduction to Islam in the 21st Century (2013)


  1. ^ "McCloud, Aminah Beverly, 1948-..." VIAF. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  2. ^ "DePaul Experts". DePaul University. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Books by Dr. Aminah Beverly McCloud". Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Journal of Islamic Law and Culture Editorial Board". DePaul University. Archived from the original on 12 June 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  5. ^ "AMINAH MCCLOUD - ADJUNCT SCHOLAR". ISPU website. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Expressions of Islam in Contemporary African American Communities: Opening Remarks". Harvard Islamic Studies. Vimeo. Retrieved 12 March 2013.