Research Interests

(interconnectedness)

Academic expertise:

Critical (Discursive) Psychology and Radical Qualitative Research.

Research topics:

Oppression (Islamophobia) and Violence (Terrorism) → Liberation and Nonviolence.

Decolonial Psychoanalysis → Contrapuntal Psychoanalysis.

Research areas:

World History:

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

Critical Theory:

(Lacanian) psychoanalysis, postcolonialism / 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).

Praxis:

Teaching (psychology, humanities, criminal justice, film and digital media arts), research (discourse analysis, ideology critique), producing (film, theatre, music, writing), organizing (festivals, screening, events).