Fellows

Abdullah Alaoudh

Senior Fellow; ACMCU & Yaqeen Islamic Institute

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