CHICAGO, IL– Prof. Inamul Haq was honored with the Community Builders Chicagoâ€™s community service award at its annual convention held last week.
Prof. Haq has served several Chicago area Muslim educational institutions in various capacities. His appointments have included a ten year stint as Principal at Universal School in Bridgeview and the Foundation School in Villa Park. He currently teaches at Elmhurst College, IL where he is professor of Islamic Studies. He is also an adjunct professor at Loyola University, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Chicago Theological Union (CTU).
His passion for sharing information on Islam manifests itself through his weekly Friday sermons that he delivers at various area mosques and through his active participation and promotion of interfaith dialogues through the Chicago Theological Union, www.ctu.edu where he serves on the Board of the Cardinal Bernadine Center.
Mr.Inamul Haq is a founder member of the International Strategy and Policy Institute, an Oakbrook based think tank whose mission is to promote the correct understanding of Islam and Muslims in the United States. www.ispi-usa.org He serves on the Chicago Committee of Human Rights Watch, www.hrw.org which has â€˜ worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the worldâ€™.
Mr. Inamul Haq studied at International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan and at Drew University in New Jersey. He has been frequently interviewed by local media, including Chicago Tribune and PBS regarding issues covering Islam and Muslims.