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.