Haroon Moghul is a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. He is also Executive Director of The Maydan Institute, a consultancy devoted to increasing access to Islam and Muslims for corporate, media and non-profit sectors. He has served as Director of Public Relations for the Islamic Center at NYU (2007-09) and has been selected one of 500 global Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow. His writings have appeared in a variety of media, including Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches, Islamica (where he served as contributing editor) and Tikkun; he has worked as an analyst for the Tabah Foundation of Abu Dhabi. Through the Islamic Center at NYU's new media services, his sermons reach over 30,000 listeners per month in approximately 125 countries. Haroon has spoken across the United States and internationally on Islamic history and culture, contemporary politics in the Muslim world, and radicalism and religious identity. Haroon holds an M.A. from Columbia University in Middle East, South Asian and African Studies. He is completing his Ph.D. from Columbia University and focusing on Islamic political thought in colonial India through the political philosophy of Allama Iqbal’.