Bilal Muhammad is a Senior Fellow and Research Advisor at the Berkeley Institute For Islamic Studies. He is also an MA Candidate at the University of Ottawa Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, B.Ed at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, and Honors BA in Political Science and History at the University of Toronto. He is an educator and researcher based in Toronto, Canada. His main areas of interest include Middle Eastern history, Islamic studies, New Testament studies, Jewish mysticism, Shaykhism, international politics, gender studies, Jungian psychology, and the civil rights movement.