Ejaz Akram is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the American University in Cairo. A Pakistani-American scholar specializing in the inter¬face between religion and the transnational politics of the Muslim world, he has an M.A. in Comparative and Regional Studies from the School of International Service at American University, as well as an M.A. in World Politics and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Catholic University of America. He has lectured in several forums around the world and served as Managing Editor for The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences from 2000-2002. Dr. Akram is currently editing The Handbook of Islam with Sage Publications (forthcoming).
His article “The Muslim World and Globalization: Modernity and the Roots of Conflict.” is featured in Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition: Essays by Western Muslim Scholars