Haroon Moghul is a liberal academic and commentator on Islam and public affairs. He is currently a PhD candidate at Columbia University. His pieces have been published by numerous websites including The Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches, Al Jazeera English. He is currently a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, a columnist for Al Arabiya’s English website and is an active Twitter user. He has authored or contributed to several works including the The Order of Light and Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, and Intimacy. His memoir, How To Be a Muslim, is due out in 2016.