Dr. John Robbins
Dr. John Robbins is the Founding Executive Director of the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest Muslim civil rights organization in the United States. His office has jurisdiction over more than 120,000 Muslims in the Commonwealth. He has made over 100 TV and radio appearances, and his writings have appeared in numerous outlets including Fortune, Time, Muslim Matters, the Hill, the Jewish Journal, the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald, and the Huffington Post. He received his Ph.D. in Literature from Cornell University at the age of 27, and completed postdoctoral fellowships at Tufts University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Robbins sits on the board of directors of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries, the greater Boston area’s oldest interfaith social justice network.