Ph.D. 2014. Cultural Anthropology. The Graduate Center at the City University of New York (CUNY.)

M.S.W. 2006. Social Welfare Policy & Services to Immigrants and Refugees. Columbia University.

B.A. 2004. Economics. Northwestern University.

Selected Publications:

“Islamophobia, Race, and Global Politics: Second Edition.” Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.

2020. Kazi, N. “Reform, Abolition, and Decoloniality: Framing Islamophobia.” Political Theology 21 (5): 455-460.

2019. Kazi, N. “Troubling Islamophobia: Redefining the Conversation on Anti-Muslim Violence.” Political Theology Network.

2019. Kazi, N. “Islamophobic Nationalism and Attitudinal Islamophilia.” In Beyond Populism: Angry Politics and the Twilight of Neoliberalism. Eds. Jeff Maskovsky and Sophie Bjork-James. West Virginia University Press.

2018. Kazi, N. Islamophobia, Race, and Global Politics. Published by Rowman & Littlefield.

2017. Kazi, N. “Voting to Belong: the Inevitability of Systemic Islamophobia.” Identities, 1-19.

2015. Kazi, N. “Ahmed Mohamed and the Imperial Necessity of Islamophilia.” Islamophobia Studies Journal (3)1: 115-126.

2014. Kazi, N. “Thomas Jefferson Owned a Quran: Cultural Citizenship and Muslim-American Representational Politics.” North American Dialogue 17(2): 53-56.

Selected Presentations: 

Reform, Abolition, and Decoloniality” Seminar for the Critical Theory Workshop, 2021

2016. “Everything We Do is Being Watched: Empire and the Islamoscopic Regime.” Islamophobia Studies Conference, Paris, FR.

2016. “Voting to Belong: The Inevitability of Systemic Islamophobia.” Race & Religion in the Americas. Hofstra University, NY.

2015. “Islamophilia and the Production of the Moderate U.S. Muslim.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Denver, CO.

2015. “Imaginative Possibilities in the New Imperial Homeland.” Islamophobia: NeoRacisms and Systems of Oppression. Montreal, CA.

2015. “Protecting Legitimacy during Protective Edge: Islamic Representative Organizations and Gaza.” Inequality, Equality, and Difference: The Society for the Anthropology of North America. John Jay College, NY.

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