Dr. Sadek Hamid has held teaching and research positions at the universities of Chester, Liverpool Hope, Cambridge Muslim College, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and currently works within the international NGO sector. He has been actively engaged in Muslim communities for more than 30 years and prior to transitioning to academia was a Youth & Community Development professional. He has written extensively on Muslim young people, Islamic activism, religion, politics, and public policy. Some of his published research papers can be downloaded at: https://oxford.academia.edu/DrSadekHamid and journalistic articles for The New Arab are available at: https://english.alaraby.co.uk/author/66345/sadek-hamid. He is author of Sufis, Salafis and Islamists: The Contested Ground of British Islamic Activism, (I. B. Tauris, 2016), co-author of British Muslims: New Directions in Islamic Thought, Creativity and Activism, (Edinburgh University Press, 2018), editor of Young British Muslims: Between Rhetoric and Realities (Routledge, 2016), co-editor of Youth Work and Islam: A Leap of Faith for Young People (Sense, 2011) and Political Muslims: Understanding Youth Resistance in a Global Context (Syracuse University Press, 2018).