Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program
Highest degree earned
Amir Durić is a Social Science Ph.D. student with a background in Muslim community leadership, chaplaincy, and religious studies focusing on Islamic studies and Christian-Muslim relations. He serves as the full-time Muslim Chaplain at Syracuse University, and an On-Call Chaplain at Crouse Health, NYS Office of Mental Health, and Upstate Medical University. Amir's broad research interest focuses on religious and community organizations' roles in immigrant and refugee resettlement, religious and spiritual coping, and Muslim students' experience in higher education. His dissertation research explores the challenges and barriers of Muslim students in higher education in the United States and its correlation to their academic performance and well-being.