Dr. Hatem Bazian
Hatem Bazian is the chairman of the American Muslims for Palestine. He is also a senior lecturer in the departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bazian is a co-founder and academic affairs chair at Zaytuna College of California, the first accredited Muslim liberal arts college in America. In 2009 at Berkeley, Dr. Bazian founded the Center for the Study and Documentation of Islamophobia, a research unit dedicated to the systematic study of the ‘othering’ of Islam and Muslims. He is the author of the book “Jerusalem in Islamic Consciousness: A Textual Survey of Muslim claims and rights to the Sacred City.