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Dr Rizwan Mustafa. (BA, MA, PhD, FHEA)
 
Director & Head of Research.
info@KhalMarina.com

Rizwan Mustafa is the Director and Head of Research at Khal Marina.  He is also a Lecturer in Policing at the University of Huddersfield and specialist consultant to the Countering Violent Extremism Unit in the Commonwealth.  

Rizwan has worked with INGO's, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and other public sector organisations.  He was formerly an officer with the West Midlands Police; notably serving in Counter Terrorism Unit and Force Learning & Development. 

Rizwan is trained in classical Islam; completing the darse nizami from a traditional seminary in Pakistan.  He is versed in the classical Islamic sciences, Quran, hadith and classical Arabic. 

 

Rizwan is NPPV3 & SC security cleared.   

 

An overview of Rizwans profile is offered below:

 

Education:

  1. PhD.  Da'esh: A Theological Narrative Analysis.  University of Birmingham. 

  2. Masters (Distinction).  Islamic Studies. Dissertation title: A Critical Examination of the Causes Attributed to Muslim Violent Extremism.  University of Gloucestershire. 

  3. BA. Islamic Theology. Jamia Binoria, Karachi Pakistan. 

Publications:

  1. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  2. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Extremism in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  3. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Female Genital Mutilation in Andrew Davies (ed.) Faith and Social Challenges Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  4. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Forced Marriage in Andrew Davies (ed.) Family Life and Family Law Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  5. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Grooming and Online Abuse in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  6. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  How Can We Confront Hate Speech & Extremism In Our Communities in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  7. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Marital Abuse in Andrew Davies (ed.) Family Life and Family Law Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  8. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Polygamous Marriage in Andrew Davies (ed.) Family Life and Family Law Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  9. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  What is Hate Speech in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  10. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Difference Between Legal Situation, Cultural Expression and Religious Inclination in Andrew Davies (ed.) Leading Faith Based Organisations Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  11. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Government Funding and Projects in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

Seminars, Conferences & Guest Speaker Appearances:

  1. The Lost Warrior: A Theological Perspective on the Militant Islamist group al-Shabab.  University of Birmingham 2019.  

  2. Dabiq: An Overview of Theological Propositions.  West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit.  2019. 

  3. Understanding Extremism: A Multifaceted Perspective.  University of Birmingham.  2018.

  4. Islamophobia, PREVENT and Policing:  Amnesty International.  2018.

  5. Practicing Islam:  The Practical Implications of Expressing Faith in the Public Space.  National Association of Muslim Police & University of Birmingham.  2016. 

  6. Preventing Radicalisation.  Capita Conferences. 2015.    

Notable Experience:

  1. Lecturer in Policing: University of Huddersfield.

  2. Operational Policing: West Midlands Police (2003-2015).

  3. Qualified Imam trained in Classical Islamic Theology & versed in primary source material. 

  4. Research Associate: University of Birmingham.

  5. Teaching Associate: University of Birmingham.

  6. Content Author - Ministry of Housing & Local Government: University of Birmingham.  

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