Aysha Hidayatullah is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Francisco, where she teaches classes in Islamic studies. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Religious Studies; specializing in Islamic feminist theology. She earned her B.A. in Women's Studies in 2001 from Emory University, where she also served as the university's first Muslim Religious Advisor from 2006 to 2008. She first began serving as an inter-group educator with Abraham's Vision in 2005.