Jeta Luboteni is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Islamic Studies specialization in the Department of Religion, working under the Direction of Dr. Kecia Ali. Jeta’s interests include the racialization of Islam in the United States and how it impacts Albanian-American immigrants. They are also interested in Quranic studies as well as the discourses on orphans in Islam. Jeta completed a BA in International Relations with a minor in Sociology at American University, and a MA in Middle East and Islamic Studies at George Mason University.