Shifa Rahman

Shifa Rahman is an undergraduate student at Rice University majoring in Religion and French Studies with a minor in African and African American Studies. A Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow, they concentrate on liberation theologies and Afro-diasporic religious traditions. They’re galvanized on increasing scholarship and representation of marginalized perspectives and exploring ways to apply academia in the public sphere. They plan to write a senior thesis with the Department of Religion to encapsulate these interests and are currently intending to pursue an M.Div to work in a ministerial capacity for their community.