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Mehnaz Afridi

She teach contemporary Islam and the Holocaust. In her classes on Islam, they look at contemporary issues of religious identity like gender, race and class. They also pay close attention to diverse interpretations of the Qu'ran in various Muslim communities. Many of her classes are focused around issues of religion, theology and politics.

She is deeply invested in interfaith work both in her scholarship and work at the center as the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center director. She's a Muslim who believes that we should focus on trying to understand other faiths and beliefs. Her scholarship puts into question the problems of religious bias, competition and identity. She love to teach and work with students on various projects. Her focus on keeping the memory alive of Holocaust survivors has involved the work of students, community and local survivors.



2. Theology and Politics

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Mehnaz Afridi
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