Malik Mufti Session Overview

Professor of International Relations in the Middle East, Tufts University

Malik Mufti is a Professor of International Relations in the Middle East at Tufts University. He is the author of Sovereign Creations: Pan-Arabism and Political Order in Syria and Iraq; and Daring and Caution in Turkish Strategic Culture: Republic at Sea; “Jihad as Statecraft: Ibn Khaldun on the Conduct of War and Empire;” and “The Many-Colored Cloak: Evolving Conceptions of Democracy in Islamic Political Thought." His current projects include a study of Ibn Khaldun's concept of asabiyya, and a larger research project on realpolitik in Islamic political thought. He is also a recipient of the Lillian and Joseph Leibner Award for Distinguished Teaching and Advising.

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