Sarwar Alam

Sarwar Alam

Sarwar Alam

Adjunct Faculty

Gender and Policy; Islamic Mystical Traditions; Islam, Democracy, and Human Rights

Dr. Sarwar Alam is currently Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Public Policy at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where he served as Lecturer and Visiting Assistant Professor until the Spring of 2019. Before that, he was a post-doctoral fellow in the Middle East and South Asian Studies at Emory University, Georgia, between 2007 and 2010. Dr. Alam has been Associate Editor of the International Journal of Middle East Studies (Cambridge University Press) since July of 2019. Dr. Alam also works for the US federal government based in Washington DC. His recent publications include Cultural Fusion of Sufi Islam: Alternative Paths to Mystical Faith, ed., Sarwar Alam (Routledge 2019); Perceptions of Self, Power, and Gender among Muslim Women: Narratives from a Rural Community in Bangladesh (Palgrave Macmillan 2018); Sufism, Pluralism and Democracy, eds., Clinton Bennett and Sarwar Alam (Equinox 2017).