The Arab Indianapolis project explores and celebrates the history of Arab Americans in Greater India...Project
Courses in Africana Studies, American studies, history, and religious studies
Across the Worlds of Islam: Muslim Identities, Beliefs, and Practices from Asia to America. (Columbia University Press, 2023).
Muslims of the Heartland: How Syrian Immigrants Made a Home in the American Midwest.
(NYU Press, 2022).
Arab Indianapolis. (Belt Publishing, 2022).
Muslim American Politics and the Future of U.S. Democracy. (NYU Press, 2019).
The Practice of Islam in America. (NYU Press, 2017).
Muslim Americans in the Military: Centuries of Service. (IU Press, 2016).
Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West. (Bloomsbury, 2015).
The Call of Bilal: Islam in the African Diaspora. (UNC Press, 2014).
Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History, general editor. (Facts on File, 2010).
Muslims in America: A Short History (Oxford University Press, 2009).
New Black Gods: Arthur Huff Fauset and the Study of African American Religions, co-editor (IU Press, 2009).
The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States, editor (Columbia University Press, 2008).
Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975, (UNC Press, 2006).
Islam in Black America: Identity, Liberation, and Difference in African-American Islamic Thought (SUNY Press, 2002).
Arab American Book Award, Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Academic category, Arab American
National Museum, 2023.
Emmy, Historical Documentary (Executive Producer) for Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History, 2023.
Emmy, Writer (with Rebecca Fisher) for Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History, 2023.
IU Presidential Arts & Humanities Fellowship, 2022-2023.
National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar Director, 2015, 2017.
Fulbright Fellow, 2009-2010
Carnegie Scholar, 2008-2009
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, National Humanities Center, 2004-2005.
Middle East Partnership Initiative Grant, United States Department of State and USAID, 2004-2005.
Andrew Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 1993-4.
Black, Muslim, and Arab American history and life.
Co-Founder and Co-Editor, Journal of Africana Religions, 2011-2021
Co-Director, “World Religions in Greater Indianapolis,” Ivy Tech Community College, 2015-2017.