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Hisham Qureshi

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PhD Candidate
Instructor Of Record

Hisham Qureshi (he/his/him) is a PhD Candidate in Religion and Instructor of Record in the Department of Religion at the University of Georgia.  Though his professional background is in Aerospace Engineering and Global Management Consultancy, his industry experience has led him to appreciate the critical importance of supporting spiritual diversity among our future leaders.  The US and European Patent Boards recognize him as an Inventor of three intellectual patents.  His business development experience spans entities based in North America, Europe, and Asia.  At UGA, Mr. Qureshi's research is focused on understanding how students navigate with their spiritual and religious identities on large public campuses, where separation of church and state is legally required.  He hopes to provide DEI solutions to enhance inclusion and well-being of religious, secular, and spiritual students on large public campuses.  To achieve this objective, he plans to complete his PhD research utilizing sequential mixed methodology.

Instructor in Spring 2023 Semester

RELI 1001 - 26955  Introduction to Judaism, Christianity, & Islam

Instructor in Fall 2023 Semester

RELI 1006 - 57497 Religions of the World

RELI 1006 - 57498 Religions of the World

  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts in Religion, UGA
  • PhD Candidate in Religion, UGA
Research Interests:
  • Spirituality in Public Education
  • Religious Diversity & Pluralism
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Religious Literacy
  • Interfaith Dialogue
Of note:
  • Member of UGA's Chapter of Blue Key National Honor Society, 2021
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UGA, 2020
  • Nominee for Excellence in Teaching Award, UGA, 2020
  • Led a UGA student club to "Volunteer of the Year" Award by Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, 2019
  • Inventor of 3 Intellectual Patents, awarded by American & European Patent Boards.

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