Professor Anwar Alam is a Senior Fellow at the Policy Perspectives Foundation in New Delhi. Previously he served as full Professor in the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science, Zirve University, Gaziantep, Turkey. He was AVH Visiting Fellow at the Department of Philology, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany in 2016 and 2017. He is a regular visiting Faculty at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, and at Department of Civic and Politics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
Prof Alam has published extensively in the fields of international politics, politics in West Asia and South Asia, Indian politics and Indian foreign policy, and Muslim politics. His recent publications include Muslim Minorities in Europe and India: Politics of Accommodation of Islamic Identities (co-edited, July 2016); Arab Spring: Reflections on Political Changes in the Arab World and its Future (ed. 2014); and “Emergence of Muslim Middle Class in Post-Independence India and Its Political Orientations,” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 35, 1 (2015). His PhD Thesis was on the Role of Religion in State Polity: A Comparative Study of Egypt, Iran and Saudi Arabia.