Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, St. Antony’s College
Thesis Title: Environmentalism in Qatar: Examining the Influence of Islamic Ethics on Environmental Thought and Practice
Supervisors: Professor Mohammad Talib and Professor Walter Armbrust
Research Interests: Islamic ethics; environmental ethics; political ecology; environmental governance; religious environmentalism; Islamic environmentalism; socio-environmental justice; climate change; eco-theological views in the Arab Gulf region
“The Qur’anic Botanic Garden: An Example of Islamic Environmentalism in Qatar,”
Conference Presentation, Christian-Muslim Dialogue on Ecology and Socio-Environmental Justice, University of Oxford, 2022
“An Ethical Approach to Designing Gardens Inspired by Qur’anic Narratives,”
Conference Presentation, Reassembling Creation: Green Ethics and the Scholarly Disciplines in the Islamic Tradition, Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar, 2021
“Deep Environmental Transformations in Gulf Arab States: Past, Present, and Future,”
Panel presentation with co-panelists Dr. Laurent Lambert and Dr. Said Al-Sarmi, Middle East Institute, Washington D.C., 2021
An Ethical Approach to Creating Gardens Inspired by Qur’anic Narratives. (2023). Journal of Islamic Ethics.
The Qur’anic Botanic Garden: An Example of Islamic Environmentalism in Qatar. (2023). Religion & Development.