Dr. Haider Bhuiyan, Bangladeshi origin, earned the highest degree, Kamel Muhaddith equivalent to M.A. in Islam and Arabic from Dhaka Alia Madrasa. He earned his B.A in History and Education from the University of Garyounis, Libya; M.A. in American and minority history from the University of Manitoba, Canada; and Ph.D. in the Ethnography of Muslim communities in North America from the University of Utah.