Dr. Adis Duderija is Senior Lecturer in the Study of Islam and Society and Senior Fellow Centre for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue, Griffith University at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. He is one of the internationally most recognized scholars in the field of contemporary Islamic Studies especially in relation to his work on gender and Islam, inter-faith theory and the theory of progressive Islam and the Islamic interpretive tradition more generally. In addition to over 50 journal articles, book chapters and encyclopedia entries, Dr. Duderija is the author and editor of over half a dozen books including Duderija, A., Alak, A., & Hissong, K. (2020). Islam and Gender Major Issues and Debates. Routledge; Duderija, A. & Rane, H. (2019), Islam and Muslims in the West: Major Issues and Debates. New York: Palgrave Macmillan; Duderija .A ( 2017). The Imperatives of Progressive Islam (2017); Duderija, A. (2015). The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law: The Search for a Sound Hadith. United States: Palgrave Macmillan , Duderija, A. (2014). Maqasid al-Shari'a and Contemporary Reformist Muslim Thought: An Examination. United States: Palgrave Macmillan US and others. He serves on the editorial board of several academic journals and his scholarship has been translated into Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu and Hindi.