Major: Islamic Studies
School: Harvard Divinity School
Mohamad Marwan Jarada is the son of Palestinian immigrants from Gaza. As a first generation college student, he will begin his Masters at Harvard Divinity School where he will hone his curiosities in Islamic Studies, Arabic literature, and Theology and Philosophy in a variety of traditions. Prior to Harvard, Mohamad studied Anthropology, along with other disciplines, at the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated with highest honors, and completed his senior honor’s thesis, titled: “Dwelling Within Limits: Between Muslim and American and Islam and America.” His interests concern the spectrum of the Islamic religious sciences, as well as their relation to both western and eastern philosophies and theologies.