MARLBORO WELCOMES AMER LATIF AS NEW RELIGION FACULTY MEMBER
MARLBORO, VT – Marlboro College is pleased to announce the recent hire of Amer Latif as a new faculty member. Latif will teach religion beginning the in the fall.
Latif is currently working on a Ph.D at SUNY--Stony Brook in Islamic studies. He also holds an undergraduate degree in physics from Bard College. Latif's research languages include Arabic, Persian, Urdu-Hindi and Panjabi. He has designed and taught courses in Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, and Taoism.
Latif’s graduate work includes Quranic Commentaries, Theoretical Sufism, Islamic Philosophy, Islamic Law, Women in Islam, Feminine Spirituality, Classical and Modern Persian Literature, Sources and Methods in Religious Studies, Plato and Platonism, Medieval Philosophy, Philosophical Theology, Comparative Literature Methodologies, History of Literary Theory, Postmodernisms, Psychoanalysis and Literature, History and Literature, and Translation Theory. He also studied Sufism in Pakistan, Turkey and Syria.