University of Birmingham
Dr Arshad Isakjee a social and urban geographer who specialises in identity, belonging, security and the governance of communities. His ESRC-funded doctoral research investigated the political-identity and governance of Muslim communities in Birmingham, in light of the government’s emerging set of counter-terrorism and anti-extremism policies. In addition to his academic work he has also worked on the UK government’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on tackling Islamophobia. He currently teaches MSc students in the Department of Geography within the University of Birmingham.