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Hatem Bazian
Country of origin
United Kingdom
Areas of interest
Near Eastern Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Gender, International Relations, Human Rights, Islamic Studies and Islamic Law
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Hatem Bazian


Dr. Hatem Bazian is a decolonial Islamic scholar that centers Islam's epistemology in all his work and examines the contemporary world through a global south lens. Dr. Bazian is Known as an organic intellectual, a term used for scholars who directly connect their work and scholarship to people and is not confined to academia's constructed walls of elitism. Dr. Bazian is an author of five books, numerous chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, hundreds of press articles, and constant academic contributions and engagement across the globe. Dr. Bazian is a leading scholar in the Islamophobia Studies field having founded the Islamophobia Studies Center, Editor-in-Chief of the Islamophobia Studies Journal and co-founder and current President of the International Islamophobia Studies and Research Association (IISRA).

Dr. Bazian co-founded Zaytuna College, the 1st Accredited Muslim Liberal Arts College in the United States. Dr. Bazian is a lecturer in the Departments of Middle East Languages and Cultures and Asian Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bazian between 2002-2007, also served as an adjunct professor of law at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to Berkeley, Prof. Bazian served as a visiting Professor in Religious Studies at Saint Mary’s College of California 2001-2007 and adviser to the Religion, Politics and Globalization Center at UC Berkeley.

At the community level, Dr. Bazian is the President of the Northern California Islamic Council, co-founder of American Muslims for Palestine, and Board Member of the Muslim Legal Fund for America.


Related works

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