Academic Biography

Abdullah M. Awad is the founding director of the Institute for Critical Thought, where he convenes seminars on Arab and western social thought, and a visiting fellow at Harvard University, where his research traverses intellectual history, continental philosophy, and religion. He has undertaken ethnographic work in China, India, Brazil, and Egypt, and lectured internationally on philosophy and literature. Currently an executive board member of Change, he was President of the Adelphic Union and a Herchel Smith Fellow at the University of Cambridge.