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Shamim is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Education. He is the author of two books:  Muslims, Schooling and the Question of Self-Segregation (Palgrave) which won the received the ‘highly commended’ book award by the Society for Educational Studies’ in 2016 and Muslims and the Question of Security: Trojan Horse, Prevent and Racialised Politics (Palgrave). Shamim’s research focuses on the framing of race, religion in educational policy. His research interests draw upon both empirical and also theoretical approaches to the study of public policy. He draws upon Critical Race Theory and also Post-Colonial theory to shape his theoretical world-view. He has also contributed towards chapters in books, reports and also various peer reviewed journals. Shamim was the  co-SIG convenor (Race and Ethnicity) for BERA (British Educational Research Association (2013-2016).

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Race, Religion and Education Policy 

  • Race, Religion and Public Policy (UK)

  • Critical Race Theory 

  • Muslims in State Schools

  • Integration Policies

  • Sociological Theories of Ibn Khaldun 



  • Framing of Race and Religion in Policy
  • Empirical and Theoretical Approaches to Study of Public Policy

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Research Output 2012 2019

Book review: Coercive concern: nationalism, liberalism and schooling of Muslim youth, by Reva Jeffe-Walter Stanford

Miah, S., 2019, In : Ethnic and Racial Studies. 42, 3, p. 484-486 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

Book review: Distress in the city: Racism, fundamentalism and a democratic education

Miah, S., 25 Mar 2019, In : Studies in the Education of Adults. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

Brexit and Muslims in postnormal times

Miah, S., 2 Nov 2018, In : Third Text. 32, 5-6, p. 632-637 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
educational policy

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Invited talk

Community Reporting Thresholds: Sharing Information with Authorities Concerning Violent Extremist Activity and Involvement in Foreign Conflict - A UK Replication Study

Kris Christmann (Speaker), Paul Thomas (Speaker), Michele Grossman (Speaker), Shamim Miah (Speaker)
15 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Islamophobia definition is no threat to free speech

Shamim Miah


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

The Groomers

Shamim Miah


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment