Biography

Dr. Sajjad Rizvi

Introduction

Dr. Sajjad Rizvi is Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter. He is also Director of the Centre of Islamic Philosophy at Exeter. He read History and Middle East studies at Oxford University and completed his doctoral dissertation on the philosophy of Mullainfo-icon Sadra Shirazi. A post doctorate at The Institute of Ismaili Studies, he is the author of Mulla Sadra Shirazi (2007) and Mulla Sadra and Metaphysics (2009) and is co-editor of An Anthology of Qur'anic Commentaries, co-edited with Dr. Feras Hamza and Farhana Mayer. He has three main research interests in Qur‘anic Studies (tafsir and hermeneutics), contemporary Islamic thought, and Shi‘isminfo-icon.