Dr. Imtiyaz Yusuf is Associate Professor and Deputy Dean for Students Development and Community Engagement and also Coordinator, Islam and Buddhism Programme at The International Institute of Islamic Civilisation and Malay World (ISTAC-IIUM), Malaysia. Dr. Yusuf former Senior Fellow at the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, (ACMCU) Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA. He is also the former Director of the Center for Buddhist-Muslim Understanding in the College of Religious Studies at Mahidol University in Thailand.
Dr. Yusuf‘s most recent publications are: Essential Writings Ismail Al Faruqi (Kuala Lumpur: Center for Islam in the Contemporary World at Shenandoah University, USA and Islamic Book Trust, Malaysia, 2021); A Muslim’s Reflections on Saddharamapundariksutra—The Lotus Sutra in Buddhist-Christian Studies 40 (2020) pp. 79 –104(Web of Science (WOS) and Scopus Indexed); Multiculturalism in Asia: Peace and Harmony (2018); “The Nabi-Rasul in Arabian/Semitic Religious Tradition: Qur’anic Monotheism, Prophet Muhammad and the Shaping of Muslim World View” Islamic Studies 58 (4):December 2019 pp. 519-533; “Ismail al Faruqi: The Link Between TUDOR (Temple University, Department of Religion) and the Muslim World” in Leonard Swidler, Breakthrough to Dialogue: The Story of Temple University Department of Religion (iPub Global Connection LLC, 2020) pp. 179-199; “Three Faces of the Rohingya Crisis: Religious Nationalism, Asian Islamophobia, and Delegitimizing Citizenship” in Studia Islamika, [Scopus Indexed], Vol. 25, no. 3, December 2018, pp. 503-542; “Nationalist Ethnicities as Religious Identities: Islam, Buddhism and Citizenship in Myanmar,” American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 34:4 (2017) pp. 100-119); “Islam and Buddhism” in Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Interreligious Dialogue, Catherine Cornille (ed.) (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, Inc, 2013), pp. 360-375