Simran Jeet Singh

Simran Jeet Singh is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Trinity University and Senior Religion Fellow for the Sikh Coalition. He currently serves as Truman National Security Fellow for the Truman National Security Project.

Stories by Simran Jeet Singh

To Be as Godly as a Chair

I asked my students to become Rumi. The result is a beautiful potpourri of Sufi-inspired poetry.

What I Learned at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

After a weekend with more than 10,000 people of faith, I returned home with three key takeaways.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Sikhism

Despite being the fifth largest world religion, Sikhism is one of the least understood traditions.

Let Sikh Americans Serve in the U.S. Military

Why we should repeal the ban against turbaned Sikhs in the Armed Forces.

“He can play”: An Interview with Darsh Preet Singh

Darsh Singh recalls the struggles and support that come with being the NCAA’s first turbaned Sikh American basketball player.

Let Sikh Americans serve in the U.S. military

One year ago today, a white supremacist walked into a Sikh place of worship in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and opened … Continued

Was the Oak Creek Sikh Temple shooting a mistake?

AP People attend a flag ceremony being held outside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis., on Aug. … Continued