Abdullah Antepli

Associate Vice President & Provost for Community-Engaged Research and Teaching

(919) 684-4316

Professor Imam Antepli is a globally acknowledged scholar and leader of cross-religious and cross-cultural dialogue in American higher education and in the nonprofit world. His scholarly interests include ethics, public policy, Islamic Studies, Muslim Cultures and Interfaith relations, with over two decades of experience in faith and interfaith leadership, campus ministry, religious and academic instruction, higher education administration, social justice advocacy, spiritual guidance, pastoral care, and faith-based initiatives.

Antepli has been named as Power & Influence Top 50 list by the Nonprofit Times (NPT), the leading business publication for nonprofit management, and has been recognized as one of the most prominent Muslim leaders in higher education today. Antepli has been inducted to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2023.