Dr Haroon Bashir


Head of Islamic Studies

Markfield Institute of Higher Education


Dr Haroon Bashir completed his Ph.D in Islamic Studies at the University of Leeds. His research, funded by the White Rose College of Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH), focused on discourses pertaining to slavery, race, and emancipation within the exegetical and legal traditions of Islam. Prior to this, Dr Bashir read an M.St in the Study of Religion (Dist.) at the University of Oxford and received his B.A. in Arabic and Islamic Studies (I) from the University of Leeds