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Board of Directors

Mahnaz Afridi is on the board of directors at The Center on American Law and Extremism
Dr. Mehnaz Afridi is Professor of Religious studies and Director of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College.  She teaches courses on Islam, the Holocaust, Genocide, comparative religion, and feminism.  Her recent book Shoah through Muslim Eyes (Academic Studies Press, 2017) was nominated for the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research. Her forthcoming book is The Wounded Muslim, (Lexington Press, 2023) and she is co-editing a book with Mark Celinscak, International Approaches to the Holocaust, (University of Nebraska Press, 2023). She is Executive Director of Tazkiyah Peace Partners, she is on the board of the Elie Wiesel Foundation, Consortium of Higher Education Centers of Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights and the board of The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. 
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