Debra Majeed

In Memoriam

April 14, 2022

The AAR is saddened to share that Debra Majeed, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy & Religious Studies at Beloit College, passed away in March 2022. A beloved teacher and colleague, she was the first African-American woman and first Muslim to earn tenure at Beloit. According to her obituary, "she was a guiding light to students and faculty, always willing to listen and assist people as they made their way through their academic challenges."

Read more about Majeed's life.