Member, Curriculum Committee, Department of Religion, 2012 – present

Member, Lattie F. Coor Awards for the Humanities and Fine Arts Committee, Dean of Arts and Sciences Office, 2012 – 2013

Board of Directors, Friends of Indian Music and Dance, 2012 – present

Faculty Senator, Department of Religion, Spring 2012


member, Islam Steering Committee, American Academy of Religion, November 2013 – present


Discussion Leader for “Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys” NEH and ALA program, Fletcher Free Public Library, Burlington, VT. January 7, 2014.

Panelist, “Life of Muhammad” film discussion, Fletcher Free Public Library, Burlington, VT. October 1, 2013.


Co-chair, Islam in the Global Context Speaker Series, funded through the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, 2010 – 2012

Associate Director and FLAS Coordinator, Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, UNC, June 2010 – December 2010

Co-chair, Student Learning Circle, “Islam and Identity: Class, Religion, and Nation,” (2010-2011) and “Muslims after Decolonization: Citizenship, Migration and Identity,” (2009-2010), sponsored by the Center for Global Initiatives, UNC

senator and Travel Awards Committee member, Graduate and Professional Student Federation, UNC, academic years 2009-2011

Founder and convener, Religious Studies Writing Group, 2010 – 2012

Graduate Representative to the Graduate Studies Committee, Religious Studies Department, UNC, academic years 2009-2011