Nahid Afrose Kabir

Visiting Researcher

Dr. Nahid Afrose Kabir is a Visiting Researcher at the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA. She is also an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the School of Education, University of South Australia, Australia. Nahid Kabir was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University, USA in 2009–2011.  

Nahid Afrose Kabir is the author of Muslims in Australia: Immigration, Race Relations and Cultural History, London: Routledge 2005; Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 2010; Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 2013; and Muslim Americans: Debating the Notions of American and Un-American, London: Routledge 2017. She is also the author of “Muslim Minorities in the World Today”, pp. 247-459, published in The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture, Islam in the World Today, Vol. 6, Part 2, Paris: UNESCO Publishing 2016.

Dr Kabir’s current research projects are as follows:

  • “An Investigation into the Radicalization of Young American Muslims”.
  • Muslims in India: Young Muslims’ Identity in a Religiously Diverse Society

CV available for download here.

Dr. Nahid Afrose Kabir's article, "A reference work for our times" (a review of The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture, Volumes 1-6, Paris: UNESCO Publishing, 1977-2016) has been published in the UNESCO magazine, COURIER, April-June 2017

On January 5, 2017, Dr. Nahid Afrose Kabir presented a lecture, “American Muslim Youth: Identity, Challenges and Wellbeing”, at the Winter Student Program of the International Institute of Islamic Thought, Herndon, Virginia, USA. 

As an UNESCO author, Dr Nahid Afrose Kabir was invited to speak at the Sharjah International Book Fair at Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, November 5-8, 2016. This event is mentioned on the following sites:


On October 26, 2016, Dr. Nahid Afrose Kabir presented a lecture the was cosponsored by ACMCU and the Center for Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific Studies (CANZPS) titled “Muslims in Australia: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives". You can watch the presentation by clicking on the image below: