Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is currently the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington DC, the First Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is a former Pakistani ambassador to Britian.
Degrees: PhD, University of London; MA/Diploma in Education, Cambridge University; BSS (Honors), Birmingham University.
Books and articles:
- Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam
- Journey into Islam: the Crisis of Globalization
- Fair to Muslims? - Op-Ed from The New York Times