Mr. Muhammad Dan Suleiman, Research Associate
Muhammad Dan Suleiman is a human security expert, international relations scholar and decolonial thinker. He is currently completing a PhD on Islamist movements in West Africa and the international politics of Africa at the University of Western Australia, Perth. Muhammad consults and writes for think tanks and media firms across the world as political and security risk analyst. Prior to starting his PhD in 2015, he completed graduate and postgraduate studies in Political Science (University of Ghana), International Law (Sydney Law School) and Politics and International Relations (Macquarie University) and worked in the humanitarian and community development sector. He is a 2016 Australian Parliamentary Library Summer Scholar and has received training in interfaith and intercultural dialogue, leadership and intelligence.
Muhammad has published in international peer reviewed scholarly journals such as the Australian Review of African Studies, Terrorism and Political Violence, African Identities, Peace Review and African Security and others. His opinion pieces titled VOICE FROM DOWN UNDER, in which he launches a people-centred evaluation of socio-political developments in Africa from a subaltern perspective, periodically appear on different platforms. Muhammad has presented at international academic and policy conferences, and he is a member of professional associations such as International Political Science Association (IPSA), African Studies Association of Australia and the Pacific (AFSAAP), Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS) Centre for Muslim States and Societies.