Sophie Gilliat-Ray

Sophie-Gilliat-Ray2-370x320Sophie Gilliat-Ray is Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK at Cardiff University. She was the Principal Investigator for the project ‘Leadership and Capacity Building in the British Muslim Community: the case of “Muslim Chaplains”’, funded by the AHRC/ESRC (the co-investigator was Professor Stephen Pattison, Birmingham University, and the Research Fellow was Maulana Dr Mansur Ali, currently Jameel Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Cardiff). Their book, Understanding Muslim Chaplaincy, was published by Ashgate in October 2013. Further details about the Islam-UK Centre can be found at:

Muslim chaplains in British public life