Dr. Sahar Ishtiaque Ullah is a teacher-scholar and artist committed to bridging her research with critical pedagogy and storytelling.
A Lecturer in Literature Humanities at Columbia University, Ullah has a Ph.D in Arabic and Comparative Literature. Her work has been published in academic journals and webzines including the , , , , , , and . In addition to teaching college students, Ullah has also taught storytelling classes for young women incarcerated through the Rikers Education Initiative. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the Presidential Teaching Award, the highest teaching honor at Columbia University.
A proud South Floridian-Bangladeshi residing in New York City, Ullah holds a BA in English, Religious Studies, and Political Science from the University of Miami and an MA in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago.