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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 


Research Expertise and Interests

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

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Research Output

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

Miah, S., 25 Mar 2020, In : Studies in the Education of Adults. 52, 1, p. 125-126 2 p.

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

Open Access
  • 'Race,’ Space and Multiculturalism in Northern England: The (M62) Corridor of Uncertainty

    Miah, S., Sanderson, P. & Thomas, P., 3 Jun 2020, 1 ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK. 291 p. (Politics of Identity and Citizenship series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 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

    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

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    • 1 Invited talk

    Press / Media

    The Question of Prevent, Prevent in Question

    Shamim Miah


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Islamophobia definition is no threat to free speech

    Shamim Miah


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Trojan Horse, Ofsted and the ‘Prevent’ing of Education

    Shamim Miah


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment