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NameMuna Bilgrami
TitleProfessor Associate Professor Doctor Mr Mrs


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PhD candidate
Date since involvement in the departmentJanuary 2016
Title of Ph.D. dissertation 
Name of institution where Ph.D. was obtained 
Title of courses taught in the department 
Description of current research project 
Research interestsContemporary Sufism, Qur’anic Studies.
Areas of supervision of M- and D-students 
Title(s) and date(s) of FIVE (5) most recent publication(s) 
Title(s) of most sited work(s) 
ONLY Ph.D. candidates
Title of dissertation[Tentative] The Seeker and the Sought:  Living the Sufi teachings of a late modern Sufi Master.
Name of SupervisorProf Farid Esack
Description of researchThe teachings of a contemporary Sufi Master in South Africa with a transnational following and how specifically two main areas (Scriptural exegesis & the Sufi model of self & beingness) are applied by his students.
Funding received (100 words) 
Previous degrees and name(s) of institution obtainedMA Islamic Societies and Culture, SOAS; BA in Arabic with minor in Persian, UT Austin.