Location: Bowdoin / Naseem Surhio


Naseem Surhio

Adjunct Lecturer in Religion

Fall 2012

  • Islam (REL 208)

  • B.A.,  Oberlin 
  • M.A.,  Pennsylvania 
  • Ph.D., candidate  Harvard

    Naseem K. Surhio specializes in Islamic intellectual history, and is a Ph.D. candidate in Harvard University's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. His dissertation, "The Sufi Origins of Modern Salafi Ideology:  muhammad Mu'in al-Sindhi's (d. 1747) Mystical Exotericism," focuses on the intersection of 18th century Islamic jurisprudential and mystical thought in South Asia and the Arab islamic world.  As a visiting lecturer in the Religion Department, he is teaching Religion 208:  Islam.