Associate professor of political ethics at Hamad Bin Khalifa University
His academic interests include Islamic political thought, religious reform and the sectarian history of Muslim societies. He holds a PhD in the history of religion from Texas Tech University. Shinqiti's books and articles have been translated to other languages including Turkish, Albanian, Bosnian and Farsi. He contributes regularly on Al Jazeera and Al Jazeera Net where he has published hundreds of articles in Arabic and English.