Annual Islamophobia Gala | Online Event
Islamophobia: Confronting a Global Challenge
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2021 AT 6:30 PM PST
Dahlia received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University. Dr. Fahmy is an assistant professor of political science at LIU Brooklyn. Dr. Fahmy’s current research examines the intellectual and political development of modern Islamist movements.
S. Sayyid is a Professor of Rhetoric and Decolonial Thought at the University of Leeds and Head of the School of Sociology and Social Policy.
Nihad Awad is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest non-profit Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.
Linda Sarsour is an American political activist. She was co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March, the 2017 Day Without a Woman, and the 2019 Women’s March. She is also a former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York.
Omar Suleiman is an American Muslim scholar, civil rights leader, writer, and public speaker. He is the Founder and President of Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University.
Hatem Bazian is a co-founder and Professor of Islamic Law and Theology at Zaytuna College, the 1st Accredited Muslim Liberal Arts College in the United States. In addition, Prof. Bazian is a lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bazian between 2002-2007, also served as an adjunct professor of law at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches courses on Islamic Law and Society, Islam in America: Communities and Institutions, De-Constructing Islamophobia and Othering of Islam, Religious Studies, and Middle Eastern Studies. In addition to Berkeley, Prof. Bazian served as a visiting Professor in Religious Studies at Saint Mary’s College of California 2001-2007 and adviser to the Religion, Politics and Globalization Center at UC Berkeley.
Bryant Reginald Moss, best known by his stage name Preacher Moss, is an American stand-up comedian and writer. He is best known as one third of comedy trio Allah Made Me Funny.
Vice President of Yaqeen Institute. Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Howard University. Specialization includes community organizing, non-profit management, and social welfare policy; development of social services to serve immigrant and refugee families.