Ateeb Gul is a PhD candidate in the Islamic Studies specialization. His areas of research are Islam in South Asia, sirah literature (biographies of Prophet Muhammad), gender in Islamic thought, religion and poetry, the history of science and philosophy in the Islamic world, and Islam and New Atheism. He studied for a BSc (honours) in Social Sciences at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and for an MA in Editorial Studies at Boston University. He is also a professional editor, writer, poet, and translator. He was the recipient of the GCWS Motherboard Writing Prize 2020 for this paper titled “Early Muslim Responses to the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929.”