Mohammad Hassan Khalil is associate professor of religious studies, director of the Muslim Studies Program, and adjunct professor in the College of Law at Michigan State University. His specialty is Islamic thought, and much of his research revolves around Muslim conceptions of and interactions with non-Muslims.
Khalil is the author of Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question and the editor of Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others, both published by Oxford University Press. He has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on various topics — from bioethics and early Islamic historiography to salvation discourse and the subject of his forthcoming book, jihad.
Muslims in the Midwest is conceived as a multifaceted oral and visual history project with a substantial research component. The primary goal of the project is to establish and build a digital archive that documents the varied experiences of American Muslims in the Midwest through testimonies across generational, gender, geographical, socio-economic, and ethnic differences.