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Muhammad Dan Suleiman

Research Fellow/Sessional Lecturer in Political Science and International Relations, The University of Western Australia

Muhammad's PhD in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Western Australia (UWA) investigated the sub-national, national, regional and global agents, structures and interests at play in both the emergence of and responses to Islamist movements in Western Africa in the post-9/11 context. At UWA, he teaches units on Africa's international politics, African and international security. He is a Research Fellow at the UWA’s Africa Research & Engagement Centre and a Fellow of the UWA Centre for Muslim States and Societies. He is a 2020 Fellow of the United Nations' Fellowship Programme for the People of African Descent.


  • 2017–present
    Tutor, School of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia (UWA)
  • 2019–present
    Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, UWA


  • 2019 
    University of Western Australia, Ph.D. (Political Science and International Relations)

Professional Memberships

  • UWA Africa Research & Engagement Centre