Imam Quaiser D. Abdullah, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Social Influence in Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University. He teaches courses on conflict resolution, mediation, conflict in educational systems, interpersonal communication, leadership development and organizational development and assessment at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Imam Quaiser earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Religion, with a minor in Asian Studies. He then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Adult Learning and Organizational Development and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. Imam Quaiser currently serves as the faculty/staff advisor for the MSA at Temple University and works with the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia to present on topics such as Islam in the Workplace and Understanding Islam and Muslims. In 2013, SAGE published his chapter entitled “Muslim Leader Formation and Education” under the Religious Leadership project in The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership. His chapter, “Daanaa Abdullah: Exemplar of Community Leadership” was published in Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership: Reclaiming School Reform, in 2015 by Routledge.
Imam Quaiser is one of the Imams at Masjid Quba. He has also served as Chairman and COO of Quba Institute, which is a 60-year-old organization that has established social institutions that support the Muslim community in the Philadelphia area. Imam Quaiser also serves as a board chair of the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia. He also served as the conference chair for the Muslim Alliance of North America’s (MANA’s) annual conference in Philadelphia in 2007 and 2008. He is also a chaplain with the 18th District in Philadelphia’s Police Department.
Imam Quaiser is the president of Statera Coaching and Leadership Consulting, LLC. Statera Coaching is a private company that focuses on leadership training, conflict resolution, professional and conflict coaching and organizational development. He is a certified Conflict Resolution in Education trainer, professional coach, Positive Discipline Educator and a trained mediator in the area of Transformative Mediation, with a focus on family, divorce and custody mediation and conflict coach.
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