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Mr Abdullah Alajlan

Job Title: Teaching Scholar
University Affiliation: Deakin University
Research Interests: Law and religion, comparative law studies, Middle East legal system, corporate law, banking regulations and consumer law
Website: University profile

Dr Jan Ali

Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Islam and Modernity
University Affiliation: Western Sydney University
Research Interests: Sociology of Religion (Islam),Islamic Revivalism, Shariah (Islamic Law), Sufism, Terrorism, Counter Violent Extremism, Transnational Islamic Movements, Social and Religious Movements, Theories of Social Change, Muslim Women and Piety, Muslim Communities, Migration and Migrant Identity, Globalisation, Islamic Studies, Research Methodology, Multiculturalism
Website: University profile

Ms Kinda AlSamara

Job Title: Researcher
University Affiliation: The University of Melbourne
Research Interests: Arabic literature, 19th century History, Middle Eastern History, Arabic studies
Website: University profile

Dr Jennifer Cheng

Job Title: Lecturer
University Affiliation: Western Sydney University
Research Interests: Islamophobia, anti-Islamophobia, racism, anti-racism, multiculturalism, citizenship, discourse studies
Website: University profile

Dr Dara Conduit

Job Title: Associate Research Fellow
University Affiliation: Deakin University
Research Interests: Islamism, political violence, non-state actors, Syria, Iran, contentious politics
Website: University profile

Dr Melissa Crouch

Job Title: Senior Lecturer
University Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Research Interests: Indonesian Law, Myanmar law; Law and Religion; Law and Development; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Comparative Law; Legal Pluralism in Southeast Asia
Website: University profile

Dr adis duderija

Job Title: lecturer
University Affiliation: Griffith
Research Interests: progressive islam, salafism, Muslims in the west, interfaith dialogue and interfaith theory, religion and violence, religion and social cohesion
Website: Adis Duderija

Dr Tristan Dunning

Job Title: Adjunct Research Fellow (School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry); Sessional Teaching Instructor (School of Political Science and International Studies)
University Affiliation: The University of Queensland
Research Interests: Islamism(s); Islamic and national movements in the Middle East, particularly the cases of Palestine, Kurdistan, Iraq and Syria; Critical approaches to terrorism, radicalisation and state violence; Everyday life in Iran
Website: University profile

Mrs Lama Edris

Job Title: PhD student
University Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Research Interests: Islamic Studies, Arabic Studies, Translation Studies.
Website: University profile

Dr Ezieddin Elmahjub

Job Title: Lecturer
University Affiliation: Swinburne University of Technology
Research Interests: Islamic Law and Theory Intellectual Property Open Access Law and Development
Website: University profile

Dr Nafiseh Ghafournia

Job Title: sessional Tutor
University Affiliation: university of Newcastle
Research Interests: domestic violence, gender, Feminism, Islamic feminism, gender and religion, Gender and culture, Social policy, immigration policy, public health
Website: University profile

Dr Naser Ghobadzadeh

Job Title: Research Fellow
University Affiliation: Australian Catholic University
Research Interests: Political Theology, Religion-state relations, middle east politics, Iran
Website: University profile

Mr James Godfrey

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Prof. Michele Grossman

Job Title: Research Professor in Diversity and Community Resilience
University Affiliation: Deakin University - Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship
Research Interests: countering violent extremism, cultural diversity and community resilience, gender and terrorism, communitarian identity and activism
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Dr Dzavid Haveric

Job Title: Adjunct Research Fellow
University Affiliation: Charles Sturt University
Research Interests: Islamic history, Islamic civilisation, Muslim identities, Sufism and interfaith dialogue, cultural-religious diversity, social policies, multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism.
Website: University profile

Dr Raihan Ismail

Job Title: Lecturer
University Affiliation: ANU
Research Interests: Political Islam, sectarian politics in the Middle East and religious institutions in Muslim societies
Website: University profile

Dr Martin Kear

Job Title: Sessional Lecturer
University Affiliation: University of Sydney
Research Interests: Political participation of Islamist movements, political violence, terrorism, Palestinian/Israeli Conflict
Website: University profile

Dr Zuleyha Keskin

Job Title: Course Director
University Affiliation: Charles Sturt University
Research Interests: Islamic spirituality, Women in Islam
Website: University profile

Dr Ghena Krayem

Job Title: Senior Lecturer
University Affiliation: University of Sydney
Research Interests: Islam and Muslims in Australia; Muslim Women; Islamic Law; Multiculturalism; Family Law; Dispute Resolution
Website: University profile

Dr Susie Latham

Job Title: Adjunct Postdoctoral Fellow
University Affiliation: Curtin University
Research Interests: Muslim women; Islamophobia
Website: University profile

Mr Shaifurrokhman Mahfudz

Job Title: PhD Student
University Affiliation: Western Sydney University
Research Interests: The state governance of Islamic economic and financial industries
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Ms Emna Malas

Job Title: PhD Candidate
University Affiliation: University of Sydney
Research Interests: Islamic bioethics, health disparities, healthcare at the end-of-life, public health
Website: University profile

Prof. Julian Millie

Job Title: Associate Professor and Future Fellow, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences
University Affiliation: Monash University
Research Interests: Islamic practice and society in Indonesia, Genres of Islam in Southeast Asia
Website: University profile

Mr Paul Mitchell

Job Title: Research Assistant
University Affiliation: Griffith University
Research Interests: Religious conversion, Islam in the West
Website: University profile

Dr Natalie Mobini

Job Title: Adjunct Research Fellow
University Affiliation: Charles Sturt University
Research Interests: Inter-faith dialogue, majority-minority relations, Iran, Indonesia
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Mr Mohamed Mohamed

Job Title: Post-graduate student
University Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Research Interests: Humanities, Philosophy, Theology, Religious Studies
Website: University profile

Dr Mehmet Ozalp

Job Title: Director, Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
University Affiliation: Charles Sturt University
Research Interests: Contemporary issues around Islam and Muslims, Islamic Theology, Islamic History, Social cohesion, Muslim Identity, Interfaith relations
Website: University profile

Prof. Halim Rane

Job Title: Associate Professor
University Affiliation: Griffith University
Research Interests: Islamic Studies; Islamic thought; Muslim communities in Australia
Website: University profile

Ms Fatima Raza

Job Title: PhD candidate
University Affiliation: Griffith University
Research Interests: International Relations, Religious studies, sectarian violence, Pakistan.
Website: University profile

Dr Joshua Roose

Job Title: Director, Institute for Religion, Politics and Society
University Affiliation: Australian Catholic University
Research Interests: Political Islam, Islamic Law, Muslims in Western Contexts, Citizenship, Masculinity, Populism
Website: University profile

Miss Chloe Smith

Job Title: Bookseller
University Affiliation: Charles Sturt University
Research Interests: Islamic Studies
Website: University profile