Khaled A. Beydoun is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Barry School of Law. He previously served on the UCLA School of Law faculty. Professor Beydoun has extensive experience as an attorney, working within the realm of civil rights, criminal defense, and international law. A Critical Race Theory scholar, Professor Beydoun examines Islamophobia from a legal, race-based and intersectional perspective. His scholarship examines the racial construction of Arab and Muslim American identity, criminal and national security policing, and the intersection of race, religion and citizenship. His scholarship can be accessed. A native of Detroit, Professor Beydoun earned his law degree from the UCLA School of Law, and his BA from the University of Michigan. His also holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Toronto. A commentator on pressing issues, Professor Beydoun contributes regularly to Al-Jazeera English, the Islamic Monthly, and other forums.
The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of California Berkeley that fosters explorations of race and gender and their intersections. Specifically, they facilitate on-going research projects through hosting working groups and cutting edge projects, such as the Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project.