Fauzia Ahmad
 

Fauzia Ahmad

Dr Fauzia Ahmad has joined AKU-ISMC as a Research Fellow until September 2011. Dr Ahmad completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Bristol in 2006, on 'Modern Traditions? British Muslim Women, Higher Education and Identities'. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship at the University of Bristol, Department of Sociology and has worked as a consultant for a number of organisations, including Bristol City Council, the British Council and the Commonwealth Education Council. She was also a Senior Research Officer at the Commission for Racial Equality and a Lecturer from 1997-2000 in the Department of Social Work, Brunel University. While at the Institute, she will undertake a research project entitled "British Muslims, Personal Relationships and Identities in Contemporary Contexts". 

Selected Publications:

  • Muslim Youth: Challenges, Opportunities and Expectations, (Edited with Mohammed Siddique Seddon, University of Chester), Continuum Press, Forthcoming 2011.
  • The London Bombings of 7/7 and Muslim Women in Britain - Media Representations, Mediated Realities', in Faegheh Shirazi (Ed), Images of Muslim women in War and Crisis, University of Texas Press (2010).
  • Islam and the Education of Women and Girls in the Commonwealth - Conference Report (with Rosemary Preston and John Oxenham), Commonwealth Education Council, 2008.
  • 'Muslim Women's Experiences of Higher Education in Britain', American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, Special Issue on Higher Education, 2007, Vol. 24 (3): 46-69.
  • 'British Muslim Perspectives on Multiculturalism' (with Tariq Modood), Theory, Culture and Society, 2007, Vol. 24 (2):187-213.
  • Muslim Women, Identities, Experiences, Diversity and Prospects in Higher Education, (with D Tyrer), Liverpool John Moores University and ESF, 2006.
  • 'British Muslim Perceptions and Opinions on News Coverage of September 11', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 32 (6), Special Issue, August 2006.
  • 'The Scandal of 'Arranged Marriages' and the Pathologisation of BrAsian Families', in N. Ali, V. Kalra and S. Sayyid (Eds) Postcolonial People, South Asians in Britain, (2006), London: Hurst Publications. ISBN: 1-85065-797-1
  • 'South Asian Women and Employment in Britain: the Interaction of Gender and Ethnicity' (with T Modood and S Lissenburgh), 2003, London: PSI.
  • 'Still "in Progress?" - Methodological Dilemmas, Tensions and Contradictions in Theorizing South Asian Muslim Women', in Puwar, N. and Ranghuram, P. (Eds) South Asian Women in the Diaspora, (2003), Oxford: Berg. ISBN: 1-85973-696-3
  • 'Modern Traditions? British Muslim Women and Academic Achievement', Gender and Education, Vol. 13, 2001, No. 2: 137-152​