Focus and Scope

The Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies (JIMS) is the official publication of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS). The journal’s mission is to expand and develop a multidisciplinary repertoire of scholarship on the study of Islam and Muslims. It hopes to fill a vacuum in the international landscape of Muslim societies by disseminating knowledge regarding the Muslim world through the diverse lived-experiences of Muslims. To achieve its goals, JIMS will publish original scholarly research in the field of Islamic and Muslim studies; pursue discussions and debates on Muslim societies and Islam as a religion and civilization; support the study of Muslim identities and their relationship to Islamic traditions; publish reviews of recent scholarly literature and films; and engage with current issues and pedagogies in the field.