Syed Nomanul Haq
Syed Nomanul Haq is a historian, noted especially for his contributions to the fields of Islamic history, philosophy, and literature in Muslim societies. General Editor of Oxford University Press’ Studies in Islamic Philosophy series, he is Professor of Comparative Liberal Studies at Habib University. A volume of the OUP series he edits has won the coveted Custodians of the Two Holy Mosques Award. Dr Haq has previously taught as a standing faculty member at Brown University, and also at the University of Pennsylvania, where he continues to hold a formal scholarly status. He was educated at University College, London, as well as Harvard University, and was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Formerly a senior faculty member of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Advisor of the Social Sciences and Liberal Arts Program of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi, he has been published widely by some of the world’s most prestigious publishers, his writings also appearing in ISI-indexed research journals. He is a contributor to the New Cambridge History of Islam, a six-volume work that was awarded the prestigious Waldo Leland Prize of the American Historical Association, and serves as Consulting Editor of Brill’s Journal of South Asian Intellectual History, and Senior Editor of the periodical Critical Muslim.