Yasir Kazi | PT Assistant Professor
Phone: (901) 843-3000 | Email: kaziy@rhodes.edu

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Yasir Kazi (also spelled ′Qadhi′) was born in Houston, TX. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he changed course and studied classical Islamic sciences at the University of Medina in Saudi Arabia. There, he completed his second Bachelors in Hadith Studies, and an M.A. in Islamic Theology. Subsequently, he completed an M.A. and an M.Phil. from the Department of Religious Studies at Yale University, and is expected to complete his Ph.D. from the same department soon.

His interests are: Islamic theology (especially the classical and medieval periods); Ibn Taymiyya; Quranic exegesis; and Islamic Law.


Education
Ph.D. (expected), Yale University
M. Phil., Yale University
M. A., Yale University
M. A., University of Medina
B.A., University of Medina
B.Sc., University of Houston