• Founder and current President of Zaytuna College, the first Muslim liberal arts college in the United States, Berkeley, California
• Advisor to Stanford University’s Program in Islamic Studies
• Advisor to the Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
• Vice-president for the Global Center for Guidance and Renewal
• “The Western word’s most influential Islamic scholar” by The 500 Most Influential Muslims, edited by John Esposito and Ibrahim Kalin, (2009).