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

Rizwan Mustafa is the Director and Head of Research at Khal Marina

 

Rizwan has recently been appointed as a Lecturer in Policing at the University of Huddersfield.  He is completing his PhD on the self proclaimed Islamic State and has a keen interest in the theological dimension of terrorism & militancy.

 

Rizwan was an officer with the West Midlands Police where he served for over 10 years; notably within Counter Terrorism Unit and the force Learning & Development department.  He has authored specialist Learning & Development content for the West Midlands Police which he delivered to the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, ports staff, investigators and Operational Support Units.  

 

Whilst in service with the West Midlands Police, Rizwan completed his BA in classical Islamic Theology and Masters in Islamic Studies.

 

Rizwan is NPPV3 & SC security cleared.   

 

An overview of Rizwans profile is offered below:

 

 

Education:

  1. PhD (Cand).  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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