Micah A. Hughes (Ph.D. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Muslim Philanthropy Initiative in the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Trained in Islamic Studies, he is an intellectual historian specializing in the study of religion, secularism, higher education, and civil society in modern Turkey and the United States. His book manuscript in progress, tentatively titled, Religion’s Revolution: Islam, Social Science, and the University in Modern Turkey, examines the creation of Theology Faculties in Turkish Universities in the early 20th century. At IUPUI, he works with an interdisciplinary team of researchers studying Muslim philanthropy from a global perspective. He is currently writing a book on Muslim philanthropy in the United States with Shariq Siddiqui (IUPUI) and Rafeel Wasif (Portland State). Additionally, he serves as Associate Editor of The Journal of Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society (IU Press) as well as Associate Editor at The Maydan, an online publication of the AbuSulayman Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University.