Platform of Knowledge
Abdullah, Umberine, Islamic Horizons
Twenty-five years ago, Dr. M. A. Waheed Fakhri (president, Association of Muslim Social Scientists [AMSS]), Dr. Sulayman S. Nyang (vice president, AMSS; Department of African Studies, Howard University), and Dawood Zwink (treasurer, AMSS) decided that America needed a Muslim-led and Muslim-organized scholarly journal to inform university and college students, as well as policymakers, about the views of Muslim social scientists. BY UMBERINE ABDULLAH
Another objective was to provide a forum for Muslim scholars, especially those associated with AMSS, to publish their research. At the time, it was believed that Muslim social scientists were having a hard time getting published in …
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Publication information: Article title: Platform of Knowledge. Contributors: Abdullah, Umberine - Author. Magazine title: Islamic Horizons. Volume: 37. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2008. Page number: 30+. © Islamic Society of North America Mar/Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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