Dr. Shakira Hussein

Shakira Hussein is a writer and academic in multiculturalism and Muslim studies at the National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne. She is author of: From Victims to Suspects: Muslim Women since 9/11 and contributed a chapter for the #MeToo anthology. She publishes widely and has spoken internationally on a disability, Islam, gender, feminism, multiculturalism, racism and radicalised political discourse. Her contribution to disability advocacy was recently recognised with a Brenda Gabe Leadership Award from Women With Disabilities Victoria.