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Fait Muedini is a faculty member in the Department of International Studies at Butler University. He is also a Fellow at the Desmond Tutu Center for Peace, Reconciliation, and Global Justice at the Christian Theological Seminary and Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University at Buffalo, SUNY, an M.A. in International Affairs from the American University School of International Service, and a B.A. in Political Science from Wayne State University. His teaching and research interests are centered primarily on issues of human rights, Islam and politics, and the politics of the Middle East and North Africa.
Dr. Muedini is the author of two books: Sponsoring Sufism: How Governments Promote "Mystical Islam" in their Domestic and Foreign Policies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and Human Rights and Universal Child Primary Education (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). He has also published peer-reviewed articles in PS: Political Science and Politics, Oxford Handbooks Online, The Muslim World, and The Muslim World Journal of Human Rights, along with other publication outlets.
His public speaking has included talks and presentations at different universities and conferences, as well as the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decision Series in Indianapolis.
Dr. Muedini has also published opinions in popular press outlets such as Foreign Affairs.
In addition, Dr. Muedini founded and runs the website www.internationalrelations.org.Curriculum Vitae