Born in the Congo, Dany Doueiri, PhD grew up in Lebanon. He pursued his college education in the United States, completing his doctorate in Islamic studies at UCLA in 1996. He is a professor of Arabic and Islamic studies and an executive board member of the Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at California State University, San Bernardino.
Dr. Doueiri is co-founder of IslamiCity, the most visited Islamic website in the world, currently serving 27 million unique visitors annually. He was the technical editor of Quran for Dummies, part of the renowned “for Dummies” book series. Active in several educational and nonprofit organizations, he consults internationally in teacher training, language program evaluation, interfaith relationships, and human rights. Among Dr. Doueiri’s honors are numerous awards for teaching excellence, leadership, and community service.