Kainat Jalaluddin is a second-year MA student in the Divinity School at the University of Chicago. She is interested in medieval Islamic philosophical debates on themes such as creation, causality, and other metaphysical discussions around the nature of the creator-creation relationship. Kainat holds a BSc in Nursing Sciences (Aga Khan University), an MA in Islamic Studies (SOAS, University of London), and a postgraduate certificate in Islamic Studies and Humanities (Institute of Ismaili Studies, London).