Faculty Profile

Mr. Aurangzeb Haneef

Teaching Fellow

Department Of Humanities & Social Sciences

Selected Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh, expected 2019. Focus: Early Qur'anic Exegesis (Tafsir)
  2. MTS (Master of Theological Studies), Harvard University, 2009. Focus: Islamic Studies 
  3. International MA in Peace, Conflict, and Development Studies, Universitat Jaume I (Spain) and University of Innsbruk (Austria), 2007. Focus: Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding.


Research Interests:

  1. Early Qur'anic exegesis (tafsir)
  2. Early textual traditions in Islam (hadith, law, poetry)
  3. Qur'anic studies
  4. Text and interpretation
  5. Education and Transmission of knowledge in early Muslim societies
  6. Religion, justice, and ethics
  7. Religion, violence/conflict, and peacebuilding
  8. Religion and ecology
  9. Sufism


Undergraduate courses at LUMS:

  1. Islamic Studies (SS 101)
  2. Jihad: A Social, Political, and Theological History (HIST 235)
  3. Classical Sufism (HIST 236)
  4. Qur'an and its Interpreters: Between text and context (REL 362 Forthcoming)



Blog: https://totbatot.wordpress.com/

Instagram: @aurangzebh