Mustansir Mir, originally from Pakistan, teaches Islamic Studies at Youngstown State University in Ohio, USA. He has previously taught at colleges in Lahore, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and at the International Islamic University, Malaysia.
Dr. Mirs main academic interest is QurҒanic studies. He also has an interest in Iqbal studies. His publications include Coherence in the Quran: A Study of IslahiҒs Concept of Nazm in Tadabbur-i Quran (Indianapolis: American Trust Publications, 1986), Dictionary of QurҒanic Terms and Concepts (New York: Garland, 1987), and Tulip in the Desert: A Selection of the Poetry of Muhammad Iqbal (London: Hurst & Co., 2000). He co-edits, with Professor Mumtaz Ahmad of Hampton University, a biannual journal, Studies in Contemporary Islam.