Postdoctoral Fellows


Aram, Mohammad Reza

Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch
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Mohammad Reza Aram is an associate professor of Qur’anic Sciences at Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, and an ex–postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto. He has taught courses in Qur’anic sciences; the history, interpretation, and translation of the Qur’an; the critical review of religious texts; Islam and its history; Arabic conversation and literature; Hadith; religious ethics; Islam in the modern world; the tafsir schools of the Qur’an; the Qur’an and ethics; ethics in public life; the Qur’an and globalization; and interreligious dialogue. His hometown is Tehran, and he has spoken and written proficiency in several languages (Persian, English, Arabic, Turkish, Albanian, and Bosnian), including an ability to translate religious texts.

Aram’s areas of interest include Qur’anic Sciences, hadith, and the interpretation of the Qur’an.  He has written and translated twenty-two books in the areas of the Qur’an and Hadith, and written more than sixty-five articles published in academic journals.

University of Toronto