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Adeel Zeb


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Imam Adeel J. Zeb is a Muslim chaplain, interfaith scholar, and TEDx speaker. Currently serving as vice president of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, Zeb has worked as a Muslim chaplain at 11 colleges and universities across the United States. He has given Friday khutbah (sermons) on Capitol Hill, at the State Department, and mosques nationally. He has been featured on media including CNN, National Public Radio, the Washington Post, Time Magazine, and the Huffington Post over a 10-year span. He was a participant in the International Higher Education Interfaith Leadership Forum. He has completed the prestigious fellowship for the Study of Auschwitz and Preventive Ethics; Zeb has certifications in conflict management, interfaith conflict management, and mediation from the United States Institute for Peace. He holds degrees from Baylor University in business administration and Arees University in traditional Islamic studies, a master's degree in Islamic chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary, and in tajweed and Qur'anic recitation from the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.