Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Research fellow and doctoral candidate at Columbia University’s Teachers College
Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji is a research fellow and doctoral candidate at Columbia University’s Teachers College. Her research interests include muslim masculinities and femininities, immigrant youth, and discourses of women and girls’ education. Prior to Columbia University, Shenila attended the Divinity School at Harvard University, where she graduated with a Masters of Theological Studies focusing on Islamic studies and gender. Shenila's work has appeared in Gender and EducationComparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle EastFeminist Teacher, and Journal of Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, as well as in the form of several book chapters. She has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses on Muslim cultures, gender, humanities, interfaith relations, and social foundations of education. Over the past 10 years, Shenila has volunteered for various social development portfolios within the governance bodies of the Shia Ismaili Muslims.