Huda Dodge is a former writer for ThoughtCo. She covered Islam for the site for more than 17 years. She is a Muslim educator, freelance writer, and editor with more than two decades of experience researching and writing about Islam. An American woman of European descent, she has been a Muslim for more than 25 years. She is the author of a book, has taught elementary school in the Middle East, and is vice principal and college counselor at Advanced Learning Schools in Saudi Arabia. She is fluent in French and Arabic as well as English.


Huda Dodge holds a bachelor's degree from Oregon State University and a master's degree from Loyola University–Maryland.


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