Tarif Shraim is the Muslim chaplain at the University of Maryland, College Park. Over the past two decades, Tarif has provided mentorship, pastoral care and coaching to Muslim college students and community members throughout Maryland. He frequently lectures on theology, spirituality, and emotional development and has special interest in the intersection between spirituality and positive psychology.
Tarif is the co-founder and executive director of the Center for Muslim Life at Maryland, which seeks to foster the spiritual and emotional development of Muslim college students on campuses in the Baltimore-Washington region. Tarif also serves as the Imam of the Islamic Community Center of Potomac and is one of the Imams at the Diyanet Center of America.