Muhammed Haron – Professor, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Botswana

Muhammed Haron is a professor at the University of Botswana’s Theology & Religious Studies Department where he teaches Religious Studies courses. Haron was formerly associated with the University of the Western Cape where he taught Arabic Studies. Currently, Haron is an Associate Researcher at the University of Pretoria and was a visiting Professor at Rhodes University (April-May 2018). He edits University of Cape Town’s Annual Review of Islam in Africa and is the Editor-in-Chief of Duke University’s Research Africa Reviews. He authored The Dynamics of Christian-Muslim Relations (2006), edited Going Forward: South African-Malaysia Relations (2008), compiled South Africa’s Muslims: Annotated Bibliography (1997), and South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission: An Annotated Bibliography (2009), and co-edited Islamic Civilization in Southern Africa (2009) and Muslim Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa (2016). He co-edited Proceedings of the 2016 Islamic Civilization in Southern Africa Congress (Istanbul 2018 [forthcoming]) and edited N. Chand’s Bechuanaland’s Muslim Pioneers: Their Heritage and Legacies (Gaborone 2018 [forthcoming]).