Hussein Rashid, Ph.D., is founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. He is a contingent faculty member most often associated with Hofstra University. His research focuses on Muslims and American popular culture. He writes and speaks about music, comics, movies, and the blogistan. He also has a background in South and Central Asian studies, with a deep interest in Shi’i justice theology. He is a term member on the Council of Foreign Relations, a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, The Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship, the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute, and the Truman National Security Project.
He is on the advisory boards of Deily, Sacred Matters, Anikaya Dance Theater, and Al-Rawiya. He served on the advisory board of Project Interfaith, Everplans, and the British Council’s Our Shared Future Program. He is currently working with the Children’s Museum of Manhattan as a content expert.