Adil Hussain Khan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

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Office Location
440 Bobet Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
Department of Religious Studies
Campus Box 81
6363 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
504 865 3679
E-mail Address


Ph.D., Study of Religions/Islamic Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London; M.A., Philosophy, University of Houston; B.S., Physics, University of Texas at Austin

Short Bio

Dr. Adil Hussain Khan is the Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Loyola University New Orleans. He holds a Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS,) University of London, and also conducted post-doctoral research on aspects of Islam in Europe while he was at University College Cork in Ireland. Prior to joining Loyola, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include sectarian reform movements in 19th century South Asia and unconventional expressions of Islam. He is also interested in contemporary Islam, Muslim identity, and aspects of Islam's intellectual tradition.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Islam
  • World Religions
  • Islamic Law
  • The Qur'an