John Andrew Morrow received his PhD from the University of Toronto where he studied Hispanic, Native, and Islamic Studies. He worked as a university professor for two decades. He taught for the University of Toronto, Park University, Northern State University, Eastern New Mexico University, the University of Virginia and Ivy Tech Community College. He has a research fellow at the University of Chicago, Purdue University, and Harvard University. Professor Morrow received a Student Impact Award from Northern State University and was recognized as both a Master Teacher and a Distinguished Faculty Member by Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana in 2012 and 2013. He received an Interfaith Leadership Award from the Islamic Society of North America in 2016 and a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by the US House of Representatives in 2017.
After reaching the rank of Full Professor, he retired from academia to devote himself entirely to scholarship and service. Professor Morrow has authored a vast body of scholarly works in numerous fields. He has published hundreds of scholarly articles and dozens of academic books, including The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of the World (2013), which has been translated into Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Indonesian. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Islam and the People of the Book: Critical Studies on the Covenants of the Prophet, a three-volume encyclopedic work on the letters and treaties of the Prophet Muhammad.
Dr. John Andrew Morrow is deeply committed to the community. Along with his wife, he directs a mental-health and foster care agency which serves thousands of clients. Along with Charles Upton, Professor Morrow directs the Covenants of the Prophet Foundation, a non-profit interfaith organization, lectures around the world, works as an analyst, and acts as a religious and political advisor to world leaders.