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Malek Moazzam-Doulat

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Religious Studies


  • Office: Fowler 413
  • Email: mdoulat@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2566
  • Office Hours: W 3:00-4:00; Th 2:00-3:00

Education: B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook

Prof. Moazzam-Doulat teaches introductory and advanced level courses on Islam.  His research is focused on contemporary political theory and religion with special emphasis on the relationship between Islamic and European philosophical responses to modernity and imperialism. He has worked as a public policy analyst and advocate focusing on issues of privacy broadly conceived.  He has also worked for the ACLU of Southern California on post-9/11 public policy and civil liberties issues facing the Muslim, Arab, and Iranian communities in Southern California. He was one of the founding editors of Studies in Practical Philosophy (1998-2005), a quarterly journal dedicated to the exploration and promotion of social and political thought and activism grounded in the tradition of Continental philosophy.