Dr. Tahir Wyatt is a highly accomplished scholar with a wealth of knowledge and experience in Islamic studies and comparative religion. As a published academic, experienced interpreter, and instructor, Dr. Wyatt has dedicated more than two decades to studying and teaching in Saudi Arabia.
Education and Accomplishments
During his time in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Wyatt earned several degrees, including a doctorate in theology. He also achieved the distinction of being the only American ever to be appointed to teach in the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, the second holiest site in the Muslim world. Dr. Wyatt’s education and experiences have given him a unique perspective and deep understanding of Islamic teachings and practices.
Teaching and Leadership
Dr. Wyatt is a sought-after lecturer who speaks both nationally and internationally at mosques, universities, and other institutions of learning. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the United Muslim Masjid in Philadelphia and is the President of the Quran, Arabic, and Reflection Institute (QARI). QARI is dedicated to providing structured, curriculum-based instruction of the Quran and Arabic language.
In addition to his leadership roles, Dr. Wyatt serves as the Director of the Systematic Theology department and an Associate Editor on Yaqeen’s Editorial Review Board. His contributions to these institutions have been invaluable, and his expertise is highly respected by his colleagues and peers.