Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Mahsheed Ansari

Dr Mahsheed Ansari

BA, LLB, MA, PhD

Mahsheed is a lecturer in Islamic Studies and research fellow at the Centre of Islamic Studies and Civilisation.

She has been studying Islamic thought for over 15 years. She is also a community activist working in the areas of interfaith dialogue, social harmony and leadership-mentoring programs with Muslim youth and Muslim women for over a decade.

She has completed her Doctor of Philosophy degree at the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University. In 2008, she completed her BA majoring in History, Politics and Philosophy and LLB, from the University of Western Sydney. She has also completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. She was registered as a Legal Practitioner and Solicitor at the Supreme Court of NSW in 2008.  In 2009, Mahsheed completed her MA in Arabic and Islamic Studies from University of Sydney.

Mahsheed has many years of youth and adult teaching experience. She has delivered short courses on Islam such as Overview of Islam, Advanced Islamic Studies, and Islam in the Modern World.

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