Affiliated Faculty

Zafar Adeel

Professor of Professional Practice, School of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Robert Anderson

Professor, Communication

International development and communication; South Asia, Indonesia.

Daniel Ahadi

Lecturer, School of Communication

Development of self and identity within the context of media, migration, globalization, and formation of transnational diasporas.

Yildiz Atasoy

Professor, Sociology

Development studies; gender relations; Islamic politics; Turkey, Middle East.

Lennart Berggren

Professor Emeritus, Mathematics

History of mathematical sciences in ancient Greece and medieval Islam.

Hugo Cardoso

Assistant Professor, Department of Archaeology

Bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology; child health in medieval Portugal; the bioarchaeology of Muslim Portugal.

Luke Clossey

Associate Professor, History

Comparative world history of religions; early modern China, Mexico, Mughals.

Catherine D'Andrea

Professor, Faculty of Environment

Early agricultural peoples and the rise of complex societies in the Horn of Africa.


Parin Dossa

Professor, Anthropology

Migration, gender and health; Muslim women; Iranians in the diaspora.

Aude-Claire Fourot

Assistant Professor, Political Science

Immigration and integration; multiculturalism; Islam in Europe and Canada; religion and public sphere; urban policy.

Adel Iskandar

Associate Professor, School of Communication

Social media, communications, modern Middle East, post colonialism.

Thomas Kuehn

Associate Professor, History

Social and cultural history of the Ottoman empire and Turkey.

Derryl MacLean

Associate Professor, History;

History of religion; Islamics; early modern South and Central Asia; Islam in the West.

Laura Marks

Dena Wosk Professor in Art and Culture Studies

Cinema in the Arab world; Islamic genealogy of new media art.

Tamir Moustafa

Professor and Stephen Jarislowsky Chair, School for International Studies

Law and society; religion and politics; politics of the Middle East.

Guldana Salimjan

Ruth Wynn Woodward Junior Chair

Ethnicity, nationalism, gender, place, memory, and belonging in Chinese Central Asia.

Paul Sedra

Associate Professor, History

Modern Middle East; education and the rise of the modern state; Egyptian cinema.

Ken Seigneurie

Professor, Department of World Languages and Literatures

Modern Arabic, French and British fiction, literary theory and the history of humanist thought.

Ozlem Sensoy

Associate Professor, Education

Constructions of Muslims in North America through education and media.

Tammara Soma

Assistant Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management

food system planning, community-based research, waste management and the circular economy.

Azadeh Yamini-Hamedani

Associate Professor & Chair, World Languages and Literatures

Interconnections of literature and philosophy, emphasis on the semiotics of translation.

Eric Werker

William Saywell Professor, Beedie School of Business

How countries can build more thriving and inclusive private sectors and how external actors influence economic and political outcomes.

Habiba Zaman

Professor, Gender, Sexualituy and Women's Studies

Women and development; globalization and women's work; Bangladesh.