Eiyad Al-Kutubi's research interests include Islamic philosophy, theology, Qur'anic studies, usul al-fiqh, and Sufism. After receiving his Ph.D. in Islamic studies from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 2013, he taught at Georgia State University, Indiana University, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He completed his M.A. in philosophy at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley, California. He is on the faculty at Zaytuna College.