Dr Mazrui is a prominent scholar of African and Islamic studies and an outspoken commentator on Islam. Noted for his stance on the applicability of shari‘a law within a democratic system and his denunciations of violence in the name of religion, he is a widely- respected academic. A prolific writer, Dr Mazrui is an Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Citizen of: Kenya
Source of Influence: Scholarly