Khadija Khaja (PhD. Indiana University) is Associate Professor of Social Work at IUPUI. Dr. Khaja was born in Africa, but grew up in Canada and the USA as well. She holds a BA, BSW, MSW and PhD from institutions in Canada and the US Her primary teaching, research and service interests are related to Muslim communities, Islamophobia, using spirituality in community development initiatives, bullying of Muslim students, and White Nationalism’s impact on religious communities. She co-edited a book on Spirituality Culture and Development and Implications for Social Work Practice.