Khan, Dr. Khurshid

Posted Jan 10, 2005      •Permalink      • Printer-Friendly Version Bookmark and Share

Dr. Khurshid A Khan is Ameer (president) of Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). An educationist by profession, Dr. Khan has a Ph.D. in International and Development Education from the University of Pittsburg, PA. and double Masters in the same discipline from the University of California at Berkeley and Central Missouri State University.

He is also a veteran interfaith leader. He was vice-chairman of the Clergy Council of Queens, NY, and, for the last five years, he has been the co-chairman of Mid-Atlantic Muslim-Catholic Dialogue.

Dr. Khan is a former consultant of UNESCO and UNDP. He played a pioneering role in establishing and running several full-time Islamic schools in New York. Currently, he is the Principal of Ideal Islamic School, Astoria, NY and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Muslim Center of New York.