FUAD JABALI was born in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia on September 11, 1965. He is a Lecturer at the Department of Islamic History and Culture of the Faculty of Adab and Humanities, and Executive Director of Research Institute for Community Outreach or Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masyarakat (LP2M), Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University of Jakarta. 

He got his Bachelor in Islamic History and Culture from the Faculty of Adab, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic Institute (IAIN) of Jakarta (1989), his MA in Islamic Societies and Cultures from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (1992), and his PhD in Islamic Studies from Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University (1999). Since 2001, he is one of the editors of the Indonesian Journal Studia Islamika which is published by PPIM.

His research interest is  the Life of the Prophet, the Prophetic Traditions, Islamic History and Civilization, Methodology in Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, and Islam and Modern Issues (gender, radicalism, democracy, civil society). He wrote The Companions of the Prophet: A Study of Geographical Distribution and Political Alignment (E.J. Brill, 2003), which is translated into Bahasa as Sahabat Nabi: Siapa, Ke mana, dan Bagaimana? (Bandung: Mizan, 2004).

Contact and Address
Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masyarakat (LP2M)
Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No.95 Ciputat 15412
Phone: (+62-21) 7443329
email: fuadjabali@uinjkt.ac.id