Dr. Iqbal Unus [Ph.D, Emory University 1977] has focused his professional career on the evolving Muslim presence in America, gaining distinctive insight into its growth. He is associated with the International Institute of Islamic Thought, and has served as secretary general of the Islamic Society of North America, where he is currently member of the Board. He has published several articles in Islamic Horizons, a book chapter in The Muslims' Place in the American Public Square, and two children’s books, as well as abridged Apostasy in Islam: An Historical and Scriptural Analysis, and edited Muslim American Life: Reflections and Perspectives. He served on the Research Committee for The US Mosque Survey 2011. He also serves on the board of directors of United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA).