Dr. Muqtedar Khan provided the Wednesday Night Chapel talk on October 5, 2011. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware. He earned his Ph.D. in International Relations, Political Philosophy, and Islamic Political Thought, from Georgetown University in May 2000.
He founded the Islamic Studies Program at the University of Delaware and was its first Director from 2007-2010.
Dr. Khan is a Fellow with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. He was a Senior Nonresident Fellow with the Brookings Institution and a Fellow of the Alwaleed Center at Georgetown University. He has been the President, Vice President and General Secretary of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists.