DR. MUHAMMAD N. HAQ

In addition to his role as a faculty member for Guidance College, Dr. Muhammad Nisarul Haq directs Religious Studies and is on the board of directors at the Iqra Math and Science Academy.

Known for his interfaith activism, community work and public speaking, Dr. Haq founded the American Society for Islamic Awareness in Houston, Texas where he presides as the President. Dr. Haq also serves on the Advisory Board for the Interfaith Ministry of Calhoun County.

Dr. Haq received his doctoral degree in Comparative Religion from the University of Punjab, in Pakistan. Prior to teaching at the high school to graduate level in the United States, Dr. Haq was a faculty lecturer at his alma mater, the International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan where he earned his Master’s degree in Islamic Theology and World Religions.

When Dr. Haq is not teaching he is the Imam for the Anniston Islamic Center and a regular contributor to the Anniston Star. Dr. Haq’s fields of interest are Comparative Religion, Tafseer, Hadith, and Seerah.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Islamic Studies – Christian Muslim Relations, University of the Punjab, Pakistan-2016
  • Masters in Islamic Theology- International Islamic University -Pakistan-1990
  • Bachelor in Dawah, International Islamic University -Pakistan-1996

Experience

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Usuluddin, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan 1986-1996.
  • Head of Religious Studies, Iqra Math and Science Academy, Anniston AL 2011–Present
  • Visiting Islamic Studies lecturer, GIK Institute of Science and Technology, Topi, Pakistan1997-98
  • Visiting Islamic Studies lecturer, NUST University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan1997-98
  • Founder and President American Society for Islamic Awareness, Webster TX. 2001–Present
  • Seminar on Environmental Care in Islam, The University of Texas, Pan-American, McAllen TX Dec. 2007
  • Clergy Symposium on Women, Texas Southmost College, Brownsville TX, Dec. 2007
  • On advisory Board of Interfaith Ministry of Calhoun County, Anniston AL, 2011–Present
  • On the Board of Directors Iqra Math and Science Academy, Anniston AL 2011–Present