Beaconhouse National University (BNU)

Dr. Waqas Sajjad

Assistant Professor

Seeta Majeed School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


Dr. Waqas Sajjad has a PhD in Cultural and Historical Studies of Religions from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. His research interests are broadly related to Islam in South Asia. He has worked on developments in religious discourses in South Asia, Sufism, the role of religion in social media, and the contemporary roles of religious scholars.Before joining BNU, Dr. Sajjad has been involved in multiple research-related fields, including in the development sector and in a think tank. He is currently working on his first book-length project, which is an exploration of the polemical engagements between Deobandi and Barelvi traditions in Pakistan.


PhD in Cultural and Historical Studies of Religions, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California, USA.

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