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Achmat Salie

Director, Islamic Studies Program

Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 338
Phone: 313-993-3390
Areas of Expertise:
Islam Culture


  • Ph.D., Business/Leadership, UoP
  • Ph.D., Islamic Studies - in progress


Imam Achmat Salie, Ph.D., is the creator of the Islamic Studies Program at the University of Detroit Mercy. His continuing mission is to grow the program and secure continued funding through an established endowment.

Salie has extensive experience in Islamic Studies, both in South Africa and the United States, and has created an Islamic Studies program at another university. He is also active in inter-faith efforts in the United States and abroad.

His academic preparation includes a Bachelor of Arts in Arabic and Islamic Studies, six years of intensive seminary studies in Islamic Jurisprudence and a Master of Business Administration and Doctorate in Business Leadership. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Islamic Studies.

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