(Ir)religious Violence: Ferguson, Chapel Hill, and Paris
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Dr. Hussein Rashid is a Professor of Islamic Studies at Hofstra University, with a BA from Columbia University and an MTS and PhD from Harvard University. He is also the founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency, as well as a term member on the Council of Foreign Relations, a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, The Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship, the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute, and the Truman National Security Project.Professor Rashid's research focuses on Muslims and American popular culture. He writes and speaks about music, comics, movies, and the blogistan. He also has a background in Shi’ism and Shi'i justice theology, Islamicate literatures, South Asia, and the Persianate world, including Central Asia.
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