Professor Imran Awan

Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Cultural and Critical Criminology Radicalization Hate Crime Islamophobia Terrorism

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Iraqi-Canadian Socio-Legal Academic & Advocate

Middle Eastern Affairs Iraqi Affairs Counter-Terrorism Islamophobia Racial Profiling

Dr Islam Issa

Reader in Literature and History · Birmingham City University

His work has focused primarily on the modern-day reception of Renaissance and Early Modern English literature in global contexts.

Middle East Cultural History Literature Milton Shakespeare Cultural History

Professor Imran Awan

Professor of Criminology · Birmingham City University

He is one of the UK’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Conspiracy Theories of Lockdown Bigotry Extremism Islamaphobia Crime

Tom Mills

Lecturer in Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Tom Mills is a sociologist with an interest in media and communications, elite institutions and networks, and the use of digital methods.

Corporate Power Elites BBC Impartiality Sociology Media Communications

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Sabreena Ghaffar-Siddiqui

Professor, Sociologist & Researcher, DEI Expert · Sheridan College

DEI, Social Inequality; Immigration; Integration; Refugees; Racism; Islamophobia; Deviance; Radicalization; Terrorism; Hate Crimes.

Sociology Social Activism Politics Global Media and Culture Immigration and Ethnicity Immigration and Citizenship