Nader Hashemi, Assistant Professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics.
"Assistant Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (2008-present); Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California-Los Angeles and Global Fellow, UCLA International Institute (2007-2008); Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University (2005-2007); Research Affiliate, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University (2005-2006); Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto (2004-2005); Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo (2003-2004). Author of many articles and other publications, including most recently Islam, Secularism and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies (Oxford University Press, 2009)."  
He obtained his Ph.D. in 2005 from the University of Toronto. The dissertation title was “Rethinking the Relationship between Religion, Secularism and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies” (Supervisor: Professor Frank Cunningham).
- Former Board of Advisory Editors, Middle East Affairs Journal (1997-2003)
- Expert Member, Institute for the Research of Genocide 
"Co-ordinator of the Carleton University Ad-hoc Committee on Bosnia. Responsible for organizing a lecture series on Balkan human rights and political issues. Some of the speakers included: Roy Gutman, Kemal Kurspahic, David Rieff, Lawrence Lifshultz, Christopher Hitchens, Amila Buturovic and Michael Sells."