Reza Hemyari

Islamic Thought

Reza Hemyari is a Ph.D. student in Islamic thought, specifically classical Islamic theology, and 19th and early 20th century Imami legal theory. In legal theory, he is interested in the contributions of Murtada Ansari, Akhund Khurasani, and their students. In classical Islamic theology, he is exploring the debates between the classical Mu'tazili, Ash'ari, and Shi'i schools, the boundaries between these different schools, and the interplay between Islamic theology and legal theory. Reza holds an MA in Islam and Hinduism from the George Washington University.