Cassie Lipowitz

Cassie Lipowitz is a doctoral student at the Graduate Theological Union in the Area of Cultural and Historical Studies of Religions. Her primary research interests lie in the field of Islamic mysticism, with a specific focus on the Masnavi, a text composed by the 13th century Sufi poet Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi. Last fall, she had the privilege of co-teaching a course on Rumi’s Masnavi at Starr King School for the Ministry with Dr. Ibrahim Farajajé. Currently, she teaches Religions of the World and Introduction to Islam at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA.