El-Hajj Hisham Mahmoud
El-Hajj Hisham Mahmoud has studied theology, hadith, legal theory, jurisprudence, ethics, Qur'an recitation, and Arabic with scholars in Morocco, Mauritania, and Egypt. He has taught for more than a decade at Yale, Princeton, and Harvard, then left the Academy to institute LANTURNA, an educational initiative that intends to establish learning collectives throughout North America. He continues to read with scholars and students in the United States. Currently, he resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and three children, and he wants to be like any one of them when he grows up.