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Ahmad El-Muhammady Bin Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Muslim World Issues) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Human Sciences (Political Science) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (Political Science) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Ahmad El-Muhammady Bin Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM KL Campus

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND CIVILISATION

Other's position:

Deputy Director, Alumni Relations Division


elmuhammady@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr. Ahmad El-Muhammady is an Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC-IIUM). Besides that, he holds various external positions such as Associate Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT), The Hague, Netherlands; International Advisory Committee Member at Global Peace Institute (GPI), United Kingdom, Associate Research Fellow at the Accounting Research Institute (ARI), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia, and Deputy Director, Alumni Relations Division (ARD), IIUM.    

Since 2011, he works closely with the Special Branch’s Counter-Terrorism Division, Royal Malaysia Police and Prison Department to implement the Rehabilitation and Deradicalisation programs for individuals detained under terrorism laws in Malaysia. Ahmad is also a member of Deradicalisation Panel and Expert/Specialist appointed by the Ministry of Home Affairs for cases investigated under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (SOSMA) 2012 and Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) 2015.    

Prior to that, he was a consultant to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) (2019), and co-authored a report on the return of foreign terrorist fighters in Southeast Asia. Ahmad also served as think-tank member (2014-2019) and consultant (2018-2019) to the Institute for Youth Research Malaysia (IYRES), Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia. He is now a Co-principal investigator for a two-year research at the IIUM-ISTAC’s Extremism Analytical Unit in collaboration with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses of Terrorism (START), University of Maryland (2018-2020) and consultant to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) to develop National Action Plan for Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (NAPPCVE) in Malaysia.  
    
Links:  
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ahmadelmuhammady/ 
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jgU2VSIAAAAJ&hl=en 
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ahmad-El-Muhammady 
Academia.edu: https://iium2009.academia.edu/AhmadElMuhammady 
Global Peace Institute:https://globalpeaceinstitute.org/team/dr-ahmad-el-muhammady/ 
ICCT-The Hague: https://icct.nl/people/ahmad-el-muhammady/


Professional Membership


  • 2021 - 2022: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Associate Fellow), International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT), The Hague, Netherlands


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC POLITICAL SCIENCE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
BASIC THEMES OF AL-QUR'AN 2013/2014 2012/2013 2009/2010 2008/2009
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE MUSLIM WORLD 2013/2014
INTRO. TO CREATIVE & CRITICAL THINKING 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
INTRO. TO HUMAN SCIENCES 2008/2009
ISLAM AND OTHER RELIGIONS 2017/2018
ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE 2014/2015
KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION IN ISLAM 2022/2023 2021/2022
PUBLIC SPEAKING 2016/2017 2015/2016
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2022/2023 2021/2022
THINKING SKILLS 2020/2021 2019/2020 2016/2017 2015/2016
UNDERSTANDING ISLAM 2013/2014 2011/2012
WRITING SKILLS 2018/2019 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
No data
On-Going
2022 - Present REBUILD Project: Radicalization Prevention through Resilience Building and Family Empowerment
2022 - Present Malaysian Youth as Peace Ambassadors
2022 - Present Women as Peace Agents (2021-2022): Path, Role and Family Rehabilitation
2018 - Present Understanding Extremist Discourse, Intervention and Rehabilitation: Bridging the Gap between Stakeholders in Malaysia and Southeast Asia


Publications


Article

2021 Book review: Islam, liberalism, and ontology: a critical re-evaluation. Al-Shajarah, 1 (26) pp. 127-132
2021 Majalah Dabiq sebagai medium propaganda pemikiran Tauhid Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS). Afkar, 23 (2) pp. 339-404
2021 Rehabilitation & reintegration (R&R): Malaysian experience. Digital Study Visit from European Practitioners, () pp.
2021 Religious, political and health radicalization in the context of national security in Malaysia and public order. Journal of Public Security and Safety, 12 (2) pp. 189-212
2020 Malaysia in the post-IS era. East Asia Forum, 6th April 2020 () pp. 1-3
2017 External conflicts and Malaysia's National Security: the case of Daesh. The Journal of Defence and Security, 8 (1) pp. 42-56
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Empowering the role of Civil Society Organisations in the context of National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (NAPPCVE). In: Policy Brief and Launch Webinar on National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism,
2022 Engaging expert in public sector: personal experience as consultant to the government agencies and international organization. In: Organizational Management Symposium 2022,
2022 Terror landscape threats, challenges & response: South East Asia overview – terrorists systems: methods, capabilities & drivers. In: International Counter Terrorism Conference 2022,
2022 The state of radicalization, extremism, and violent extremism in Malaysia, 2021-2022. In: ISIS Malaysia Roundtable Discussion on Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Malaysia in conjunction with the UNODC Counter-Terrorism Team Visit to Malaysia,
2022 Youth roles in sustaining peace post-Covid-19 as a global citizen. In: Virtual Youth Advocacy Sharing Session : Youth Leadership for Peaceful and Inclusive Society in the Post-Pandemic World,
2021 How do the terrorist influence young people?. In: The Dynamics of Youth and Terrorism: Understanding and Countering the Issues 2021” 24 May 2021,,
2021 Managing the return of foreign terrorist fighters in Southeast Asia: complexities and challenges. In: ICPVTR Webinar on "Managing the Return of Foreign Terrorist Fighters in Southeast Asia: Complexities and Challenges",
2019 The important factors of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing education. In: 1st International Conference on Financial Markets 2019 (ICFM),
Book Section

2022 Fahaman sesat dan menyeleweng di media sosial: ancaman dan cabaran. In: Institut Keselamatan Awam Malaysia (IPSOM), ISBN: 9789672609827, pp. 143-158
2022 Memahami potensi ancaman keganasan siber di Malaysia. In: Institut Keselamatan Awam Malaysia, ISBN: 9789672609827, pp. 15-27
2021 Malaysia: Balancing National Development, National Security and Cybersecurity Policy. In: Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-367-02423-9, pp. 325-336
2021 Malaysia: Balancing National Development, National Security and Cybersecurity Policy. In: Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-367-02423-9, pp. 325-336
2021 Radicalisation and paramilitary culture: the case of Wanndy’s Telegram groups in Malaysia. In: Springer, ISBN: 978-981-16-5587-6, pp. 95-122
2021 Radicalisation and paramilitary culture: the case of Wanndy’s Telegram groups in Malaysia. In: Springer, ISBN: 978-981-16-5587-6, pp. 95-122
2020 Applying Wasatiyyah approach in de-radicalization programs. In: Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-367-42031-4, pp. 150-167
2020 Applying Wasatiyyah approach in de-radicalization programs. In: Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-367-42031-4, pp. 150-167
2020 Radicalisation model: learning from Malaysian militant-extremists. In: Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-367-27880-9, pp. 155-184
2019 Ideologi kumpulan pengganas Daesh/ISIS: asas, formulasi dan implikasi. In: Institut Penyelidikan Pembangunan Belia Malaysia (IYRES), ISBN: 978-96716147-2-3, pp. 20-35
2018 The role of universities and schools in countering and preventing violent extremism: Malaysian experience. In: Rajaratnam School of International Studies and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, ISBN: 978-981-11-8742-1, pp. 95-109
2016 Countering the threat of Daesh in Malaysia. In: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung; S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), ISBN: na, pp. 105-122
Monograph

2020 Entry and exit points: violent extremism in South-East Asia. In: UNDP,
2020 Homecoming: the return of foreign terrorist fighters in South-East Asia. In: UNDP,