Aiyub Palmer PhD

University of Kentucky

1063 Patterson Office Tower

Lexington KY 40536

(859) 257-7011

aiyub.palmer@uky.edu

Dr. Palmer is a Professor affiliated with the Islamic Studies Department at the University of Kentucky. He teaches courses in Islamic Mysticism, Law, Theology and Arabic. On top of that, he's also done work in Arabic language pedagogy, and is currently studying Islamic mysticism and Sufi movements in the early and modern periods.

Ihsan Bagby PhD

University of Kentucky

1075 Patterson Office Tower

Lexington KY 40536

859-257-9638

iabagb2@uky.edu

Dr. Bagby obtained his PhD from the University of Michigan in Near Eastern Studies with specialty in Islamic Law. His research for the last 10 years has focused on Muslims in America. In 2001 he published the results of the first comprehensive study of mosques in America, entitled The Mosque in America: A National Portrait. He teaches courses in Islamic Civilization, Fundamentalism and Reform in Islam, Women in Islam, Topics in Islamic Studies, and Modern Standard Arabic.