Our Team

Sean Anthony

JIQSA Editor jiqsa@hsidkyiqsaweb-org Sean Anthony is the Executive Editor of the Journal of the International Qur’anic Studies Association (JIQSA). He is a historian of early Islamic history and Arabic literature. […]

Emran El-Badawi

Advisor https://uh.edu/class/mcl/faculty/el-badawi_e/index Dr. Emran El-Badawi is program director and associate professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Houston. He founded the Arab Studies program at UH and he […]

Lien Iffah Naf’atu Fina

Regional Coordinator for Indonesia https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lien-Iffah-Nafatu-Fina Lien Iffah Naf’atu Fina is a lecturer at the Department of Qur’anic Studies, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She obtained a Master’s degree […]

Saqib Hussain

Copy Editor https://www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/people/saqib-hussain-0 Saqib Hussain is a D.Phil. student at the University of Oxford. He is the assistant editor for JIQSA, and a contributor to the ERC-funded “Qur’anic Commentary: An […]

Anne Marie McLean

Executive Assistant contactus@iqsaweb.org Anne Marie McLean is the Executive Assistant for the International Qur’anic Studies Association. She studied Religious Studies and Political Science at Emory & Henry College and received […]

Hythem Sidky

Executive Director hsidky@iqsaweb.org Hythem Sidky is the Executive Director of the International Qur’anic Studies Association. His research combines expertise in the sciences with a specialization in qur’anic manuscripts and reading […]