Fellows

Khairudin Aljunied

Senior Fellow

Image of Dr. Khairudin AljuniedKhairudin Aljunied is a Senior Fellow at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Dr. Aljunied is also an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore (NUS). 

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Emad Shahin

Senior Fellow

Emad Shahin is the Dean of the College of Islamic Studies (CIS), Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation and a Senior Fellow at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Before joining CIS, he was the Hasib Sabbagh Distinguished Visiting Chair of Arabic and Islamic Studies, visiting professor of Political Science at Georgetown University, and the editor-in-chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics. 

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Shireen Hunter

Visiting Scholar

Shireen Hunter is a Research Professor at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at and affiliated with the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University.

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Amb. Ebrahim Rasool

Senior Fellow

Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool is a former Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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Anwar Ibrahim

Senior Fellow; Opposition Leader in Malaysian Parliament

Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim is currently a Member of Parliament in Malaysia and leader of the reform-oriented Opposition Coalition, Pakatan Rakyat.

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Osman Bin Bakar

Senior Fellow; Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, and Deputy CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies-Malaysia

A Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Harvard University (1992), Osman Bin Bakar has published 15 books and more than 250 articles on Islamic thought and civilization, particularly on Islamic philosophy and science, Islam in Southeast Asia, and inter-cultural dialogue.

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Thomas F. Michel

Adjunct Professor, Senior Fellow

Fr. Thomas Michel Fr. Thomas Michel is a Senior Fellow at both the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, as well as the Woodstock Theological Center.

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Daniel Madigan, S.J.

Senior Fellow; Georgetown Department of Theology

Daniel Madigan, S.J. is an Australian Jesuit priest who joined Georgetown's Department of Theology in 2008 and is teaching in the doctoral program in Religious Pluralism as well as in the undergraduate program.

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Abdullah Alaoudh

Fellow; Yaqeen Islamic Institute & ACMCU

Abdullah Alaoudh is a Senior Fellow at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a fellow at Yaqeen Islamic Institute.

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Former Fellows
  • Louay M. Safi, United States (2016-2019)
  • Imtiyaz Yusuf, Thailand (2015-2018)
  • Ibrahim Kalin, Turkey (2016-2018)
  • Margot Badran, United States (2015-2017)
  • Iqbal Unus, United States (2016-2017)
  • Bhuian Md. Monoar Kabir, Bangladesh (2004-2005, 2010-2011)
  • Sheila B. Lalwani, United States (2010-2011)
  • Yujie Wang, China (2009-2010)
  • Zehra Yilmaz, Turkey (2009-2010)
  • Majid Fakhry (1998-2007, 2008-2009)
  • Rifat Karamahmut, Turkey (2008-2009) 
  • Selahattin Oz, Turkey (2008-2009)
  • Cuneyt Simsek, Turkey (2007-2009)
  • Sadig Malki, Saudi Arabia (2007-2009)
  • Sanae El Mellouki, Morocco (2007-2009)
  • Samuel Rizk, United States (2007-2009)
  • Amir Farmenesh, United States (2007-2008)
  • Farhan Chak, Canada (2007-2008)
  • J. Brian Grim, United States (2007-2008) 
  • Sara Amin, Canada (2007-2008)
  • Theodore Pulcini, United States (2007-2008) 
  • Jane D. McAuliffe, United States (1999-2007)
  • Irfan Shahid, United States (1995-2007)
  • Sena Karasiphani, Turkey (2005-2006)
  • Eva Borreguero, Spain (2004-2006)
  • Geneive Abdo (2004-2006)
  • Alamgir M. Serajuddin, Bangladesh (1995-1996, 2004-2005)
  • Mohammad Zayyan Al-Shargi, Saudi Arabia (2004-2005)
  • Boo Teong Khoo, Malaysia (2003-2004)
  • Qasimoglu, Mohamed El-Shibiny, Egypt (2003-2004)
  • Nariman Gasimzade Qasimoglu, Azerbaijan (2003-2004)
  • Nasarrudin Umar, Indonesia (2002-2004)
  • David Waldner, United States (2002-2003)
  • Elizabeth Thompson, United States (2002-2003)
  • Muhammad Olimat, Jordan (2002-2003)
  • Fatma Muce Al-Sayegh, U.A.E. (1997-1998, 2002-2003)
  • Reza Akbarian, Iran (2001-2003)
  • Julianne Hammer, Sweden (2001-2003)
  • Garbi Schmidt, Denmark (2001-2002)
  • Samir Seikaly, Lebanon (2001-2002)
  • Amira EL-Zein (2000-2002)
  • Mohd Fauzi Hamat, Malaysia (2000-2001)
  • Abdelhamid Lotfi, Morocco (2000-2001)
  • Fatma Unsal, Turkey (2000-2001)
  • Khadijah binti Mohd Hambali, Malaysia (2000-2001)
  • Salouna Zerhouni, Morocco (2000-2001)
  • Monica Ringer, United States (1998-2001)
  • Zeki Saritoprak, Turkey (1998-2001)
  • Carole Dagher, Lebanon (1998-2000)
  • Lina Molokotos Liederman (1998-2000)
  • Robert Crane, United States (1998-2000)
  • Ahmed Mousalli, Lebanon (1997-2000)
  • Magda Gohar-Chrobog , Egypt (1996-2000)
  • Abubaker al-Shingeiti , Sudan (1998-1999)
  • Avis Allman (1998-1999)
  • Hong Qu, China (1998-1999)
  • Premenda Yusuf Verma, India (1997-1999)
  • Ahmad Moussavi, Malaysia (1997-1998)
  • Mahfodz bin Mohamed, Malaysia (1997-1998)
  • Nasr Mohamed Aref, Egypt (1996-1998)
  • Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, United States (1995-1998)
  • Faisal bin Salman al Saud, Saudi Arabia (1996-1997)
  • Karen Armstrong, U.K. (1996-1997)
  • Mohamed Aslam Haneef, Malaysia (1995-1997)
  • Charles Chartouni, Lebanon (1995-1996)
  • Vladimir Koshelev, Belarus (1995-1996)
  • Mary E. King, United States (1994-1996)
  • Rashid Abdoullaev, Tajikistan (1994-1995)