Ingrid Mattson is the first chair of Islamic studies at Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Previously she had worked for 14 years as professor at the Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut. In 2001 she was elected Vice President of ISNA and in 2006 she was elected president, becoming the first woman and the first convert to hold such high positions within the organisation. She is the author of the highly acclaimed ‘The Story of the Qur’an.’Dr. Mattson is frequently consulted by media, government and civic organizations and has served as an expert witness.
Birth: 24 August 1963 (Age: 53)
Source of Influence: Scholarly
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