Hamid Mavani

Dr. Hamid Mavani

Address1325 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA

Assistant Professor of Religion, Claremont School of Theology

M.A., McGill University, Institute of Islamic Studies,
Ph.D., McGill University, Institute of Islamic Studies,

Hamid Mavani, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Claremont Graduate University, School of Religion. He obtained his academic graduate degrees from McGill University and received theological training from the traditional seminaries in the Muslim world. His primary fields of interest include Islamic legal reform, women and Shi’i law, Shi’i theology and political thought, Muslims in America, Qur’anic studies, intra-Muslim discourse and contemporary developments in the Muslim world. He has published articles in some of these fields and has been working on a book project dealing with authority and leadership in Twelver Shi’ism. His most recent article is titled “Paradigm Shift in Twelver Shi’i Legal Theory: Ayatullah Yusef Saanei.” Dr. Mavani’s scholarship also includes translations of Islamic texts from Arabic and Persian into English.

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