Muhammad Hatim, Ph.D.

Muhammad Hatim, Ph.D.

Muhammad Hatim is the Imam Warith Deen Muhammad Professor of African American Muslim Studies. He is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was educated there in the public schools. Dr. Hatim worked in the areas of industrial manufacturing, transit management for a private company. as well as a transportation planner and environmental engineer for the federal government. He has over 20 years of experience in the informal resolution of equal employment opportunity (EEO) issues. As a retired Imam from the Admiral Family Circle Islamic Community (Admiral Family) in New York City, he headed its Justice Ministry; UN Summer Internship Program in Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland; and was co-founder of its Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X) Human Rights Institute. He sits on several interfaith committees and served as a Red Cross Disaster Chaplain during the 9/11 World Trade Center Disaster in New York City. He holds a BS in Industrial Arts Education (Temple University); MS in Transportation Planning and Engineering, and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (NYU); and D.Min (GTF); He is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) in New Jersey; and board-certified clinical chaplain (BCCC) and pastoral counselor (BCPC) with the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP). He is a contributor to the book Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Clergy Response to Community, Regional and National Tragedy; and author of Caregiving to Muslims: A Guide for Chaplains, Counselors, Healthcare and Social Workers; as well as Qur’anic Comfort and Healing in Contemporary Times: Unfolding the Joy of Al-Islam.

Religious Affiliation

  • Muslim (Imam)

General Areas of Interests

  • Islamic Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • International Human Rights

Specialized Areas

  • African American Muslim History
  • African American Muslim Practice
  • Islamic Compassionate Care and Counseling
  • Religion and the Environment (An Islamic Perspective)
  • Religion and Environmental Justice (An Islamic Perspective)
  • Religious and Minority Collective Human Rights (An Islamic Perspective)

Areas of Service

  • Thesis Supervision
  • Project Consultant
  • Online Courses

Online Course  Offering

If there is an Online Course that you would like to take which is not listed, please click here to fill out our Online Course suggestion form for our faculty members.
Scroll to Top