International Institute of Islamic Thought
The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) is a center of excellence in educational research and Islamic thought whose main interest is on carrying out evidence-based research in advancing education in Muslim Societies and the dissemination of this research through publication and translation, teaching, policy recommendations, and strategic engagements. The Institute was established as a non-profit non-denominational organization in the United States of America in 1981. The headquarters are in Herndon, Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington DC.
Dr. Ilham Nasser
International Institute for Islamic Thought
Director, Human Development Program, Senior Researcher, Advancing Education in Muslim Societies (AEMS)
Ilham Nasser, Ph.D. is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, in Human Development and Child Study. She has conducted teacher training and research studies on ways to promote education and development in social and political contexts.
Dr. Nasser served as an Assistant/Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University in Virginia for 12 years. Currently, she is leading a study on well-being in Muslim majority societies.
Dr. Nasser has published articles and books in education and developed curricula for young children and youth in the Middle East.