Kecia Ali

Associate professor of religion, Boston University

Kecia Ali, Ph.D. is an <a href="http://www.bu.edu/religion/people/faculty/bios/kecia-ali/" rel="nofollow">Associate Professor of Religion at Boston University </a>. Her research ranges from Islam’s formative period to the present, and focuses on Islamic law; gender and sexuality; and religious biography. <br> <br> Her most recent book is <a href="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674050600" rel="nofollow">The Lives of Muhammad</a>. An expanded tenth anniversary edition of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Sexual-Ethics-And-Islam-Jurisprudence/dp/1851684565" rel="nofollow">Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur’an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence</a> is forthcoming. <br> <br> She co-edited the revised edition of <a href="http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/a-guide-for-women-in-religion,-revised-edition-mary-e-hunt/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137485731" rel="nofollow">A Guide for Women in Religion</a>, which provides guidance for careers in religious studies and theology. Ali is active in the <a href="https://www.aarweb.org/" rel="nofollow">American Academy of Religion</a> and serves as president of the <a href="http://www.ssmethics.org/" rel="nofollow">Society for the Study of Muslim Ethics</a>. <br> <br> She blogs from time to time at <a href="http://feminismandreligion.com/author/keciaali/" rel="nofollow">Feminism & Religon</a> and various other sites and tweets as <a href="https://twitter.com/kecia_ali?lang=en" rel="nofollow">@kecia_ali</a>.