Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies

The Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies (JIMS) is a multidisciplinary academic journal sponsored by the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS). The journal’s purpose is to forward the field of Islamic and Muslim studies more broadly, and to make contributions to its represented disciplines in advancing theories, epistemologies, pedagogies, and methods. Published semiannually each May and November, the Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies is peer-reviewed, with four to six articles per issue, and includes discussions, forums, and reviews on books, conferences, and films.

Journal Details

  • Frequency: semiannual (May, November)
  • ISSN: 2470-7066
  • eISSN: 2470-7074
  • Keywords: Ethnic Identity, International Studies, Islam, Middle East Studies, Muslims, Political Violence, Religion, Religious Practices, Sectarianism, Theology
  • First Issue: Volume 1, number 1 (May 2016)

Additional Information

Editorial Details

Editorial Office Contact Information:
Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies
P.O. Box 5502
Herndon, Virginia 20172

  • Vincent J. Cornell, Emory University
Managing Editor
  • Layla Sein, North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)
Editorial Board
  • Katherine Bullock, University of Toronto
  • M. Nazif Shahrani, Indiana University
  • Sherine F. Hamdy, Brown University
  • Sarra Tlili, University of Florida
  • Mohammad H. Fadel, University of Toronto
  • Waleed El-Ansary, Xavier University
  • Mohammed Rustom, Carleton University
Associate Editors
  • Sohya Bayoumi, Harvard University
  • Ian B. Straughn, Brown University
  • Kevin Caffrey, Harvard University
  • Abdullahi Ahmed An-Nai’m, Emory University
  • Robert Tappan, University of Towson
  • Turan Kayaoglu, University of Washington
  • Aisha Y. Musa, Colgate University
Book Review Editor
  • Dale Correa, University of Texas at Austin
Film Review Editor
  • Mona Damluji, Stanford University

Submission Info

Submissions must go through Open Journals Systems (OJS) and can be found here. Authors may view the journal’s style guide and submission guidelines at:, also available on the OJS system.