Ibrahim Mohamed Zein is currently a Professor of Islamic Studies and Comparative Religion, College of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar. He was the former dean of the Faculty of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences and the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur. He obtained a B.A. (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of Khartoum in 1980, Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Khartoum in 1984, Master of Arts in Religion from Temple University in 1986 and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Religion from Temple University in 1989. He wrote numerous articles and book reviews. Through his academic administration of Islamic Studies programs, supervision of postgraduate research and teaching he has made a definite impact on the field. His first book was published in 1983 entitled “ Al- Sultah fi Fikr Al-Muslimin”.
Professor of Islamic Studies and Comparative Religion