Isaac Mirza



Isaac has a Bachelor's in jazz performance from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia; a Master's in ethnomusicology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; and a Ph.D. in Islamic Civilizations Studies from Emory University, Atlanta. His research is on Sufi music and poetry, religion and the senses, and ecstatic religious experience in South Asia.


Over the past 10 years, Isaac has taught every age, from toddlers to older adults. He has taught everything from math and English to Indonesian gamelan music and introductory and specialist courses in Islamic Studies.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Isaac has 7 cats
  • Isaac plays over 30 different musical instruments
  • Isaac loves to cook for his wife and infant son