Research Interests


Academic expertise:

Critical (Discursive) Psychology and Radical Qualitative Research.

Research projects:

Oppression (Islamophobia) and Violence (Terrorism) → Liberation and (Non)violence.

A Critical Introduction to Psychology.

Lacanian Film Theory.

Fundamentalism & Secularism.

Decolonial Psychoanalysis → Contrapuntal Psychoanalysis.

Critical Psychology as Radical Praxis: Pedagogy & Research.

Kanye West & the Black Radical Tradition.

The Ecological Unconscious.


Complexity & Organization.

Libertarian Socialism.

Research areas:

World History:

The Global South, (indegenous) peoples’ history, Ancient → Contemporary Egypt, West Asia and North Africa (WANA), colonialism, imperialism, modernity/coloniality, Arab socialism, Islamic humanism, ruptures (revolutions/rebellions/uprisings).

Critical Theory:

(Lacanian) psychoanalysis, postcolonialism, transmodernity/decoloniality, (Black) feminism, libertarian socialism, post-structuralism.

World Philosophy:

Ancient philosophy (Egyptian, Indian → Buddhist), Medieval (Islamic), Modern (Anarchism, Marxism, German Idealism), Contemporary (Arabic, Islamic, Continental → speculative realism, critical phenomenology, radical humanism, social constructionism).


Pedagogy (psychology, humanities, criminal justice, film and digital media arts), research (discourse analysis, ideology critique, critical border thinking, secular criticism, contrapuntal reading strategy), producing (film, theatre, music, writing), organizing (festivals, screenings, conferences, events).