Department of Islamic Studies
Dr. Main Alqudah holds Ph.D. in Islamic studies from American Open University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Al-Azhar. In addition, he is an Associate Professor and a member of the Resident Fatwa Committee of AMJA. Dr. Main is an experienced lecturer in Islamic Studies. In his teaching career, he has provided instruction and training to learners at schools as well as college level. He is a speaker at regional and national conferences.
Department of Islamic Education
Dr. Hamed Ghazali is the Director of the Houston Quran Academy. He has a Ph.D. in Education from Kansas State University and has completed the memorization and interpretation of the entire Holy Quran. This included a careful study of the Ibn Katheer, In the Shades of the Quran, all volumes of Tafseer by Ibn Taymiyyah, and the major writings of Tafseer by Ibn Qayyim Aljawzia. In addition, Dr. Hamed has written numerous publications and papers regarding Islam and teaching methods.
Department of Islamic Finance
Basil AlQudwa strengths are manifested in his dynamic organizational style that specializes in equity analysis, portfolio management, economics/ corporate strategy and leadership. In the last decade, Dr. AlQudwa devoted much of his time to research and studies. He has written numerous papers on the subject of Islamic Economics Philosophy and its application. In 2014, he began lecturing at Guidance College for graduate studies in Islamic Finance. More than 50 lectures have been given on the topics of Islamic Economics and the Islamic Financial Model. He is currently working on the general Islamic Economics Theory, dealing with matters of infrastructure development, environmental factors, wealth, distribution, poverty, wages, taxes, real value, and government role.