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About Dr Faissal Hameed

Dr Faissal Hameed is Lecturer in Modern History at Northeastern University London. He has been teaching US students studying abroad in England for over 10 years. Faissal has a BA (Hons) in History and Politics and an MA in African/Asian History from SOAS, University of London and a PhD in Modern History, from the University of Birmingham.

Faissal’s academic specialisation is in the field of Global History with a focus on Britain’s relations with Commonwealth countries in South Asia and the Middle East. He has offered seminars at various national and international fora and has taught at the University of Birmingham, England; Birkbeck, University of London; The Foundation for International Education, London; Richmond, the American International University in London; and Chichester University, England.

Previously Faissal served as Director of Academics at FIE and Programme Director at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has co-edited a book with the Joseph Interfaith Foundation titled: Confronting anti-Semitism and Islamophobia – An exploration of their socio-historic and theological roots.

Faissal has travelled, and taught, in the Middle East, South and South-East Asia and the Far East, and is therefore able to bring a personal insight to his work in the field of international education. He has helped to develop creative learning environments at Northeastern University London, where an understanding of the privileges and responsibilities of international education is encouraged.



PhD Modern History (University of Birmingham)

MA African/Asian History (SOAS, University of London)

BA History and Politics (SOAS, University of London)

Dr Faissal Hameed's Teaching

At Northeastern University London Dr Hameed has taught on ‘Cultures of London’ (English Department) and ‘The World Since 1945’ (History Department). Faissal is also a lecturer in cultural studies and history at the Foundation for International Education, London.