Associate Professor of Political Ethics at the Qatar Faculty, Hamad Ben Khalifa University

His academic interests include Islamic political thought; religious reform and sectarian history of Muslim societies.  He holds a PhD in the history of religion from Texas Tech University on “The Crusades’ Impact on Sunni-Shi’a Relations”. His books and articles have been translated and republished in other languages including Turkish, Albanian, Bosnian and Persian. He is a regular contributor to Al-Jazeera Channel and Al-Jazeera Net, where he published hundreds of articles in Arabic and English.