Noraini M. Noor, D. Phil. (University of Oxford) is professor at the Department of Psychology, Ibn Haldun University, Turkey. Prior to the present position, she has served at several universities in Malaysia, the longest stint being with the International Islamic University in Kuala Lumpur. A social/health psychologist by training, her areas of research include women’s work and family roles in relation to well-being, individual differences and women’s health, work-family conflict, work stress, race relations, religion and peacebuilding. In the last few years she has been researching on the Islamic tradition’s perspective of the nature of man and how this differs from what is commonly understood in modern psychology.