Senior Research Fellow
Arsalan Iftikhar is a Senior Research Fellow for the Bridge Initiative at the Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University where he writes about Islamophobia. He is a prominent human rights lawyer, global media commentator and author of the book SCAPEGOATS which President Jimmy Carter called “an important book that shows Islamophobia must be addressed urgently”. Throughout his career, Arsalan has been a regular on-air commentator for National Public Radio (NPR) and his interviews have appeared on prominent global media outlets like CNN, Al-Jazeera English, BBC World News, The Economist, New York Times, Rolling Stone, NBC News “Meet The Press” & many more. A native of Chicago, Arsalan was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis; where he received both his undergraduate and law degrees.