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About Dr Faissal Hameed

Faissal Hameed is lecturer in History at the New College of the Humanities. He specialises in teaching US students studying abroad in London and has done for over 10 years. Faissal has a BA (Hons) in History and Politics and an MA in International History from SOAS, University of London and a PhD in Modern History, from the University of Birmingham.

Faissal’s academic specialisation is in the field of Global History with a focus on Britain’s relations with Commonwealth countries in South Asia and the Middle East. He has offered seminars at various national and international fora and has taught at the University of Birmingham, England; Birkbeck, University of London; The Foundation for International Education, London; Richmond, the American International University in London; and Chichester University, England.

Previously Faissal served as Director of Academics at FIE and Programme Director at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has co-edited a book with the Joseph Interfaith Foundation titled: Confronting anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: An exploration of their socio-historic and theological roots.

Faissal has travelled, and taught, in the Middle East, South and South-East Asia and the Far East, and is therefore able to bring a personal insight to his work in the field of international education. He has helped to develop creative learning environments at New College of the Humanities, Northeastern where an understanding of the privileges and responsibilities of international education is encouraged.

Dr Faissal Hameed's Teaching

Faissal will be teaching courses for Northeastern University programmes at NCH. He is teaching:

  • Cultures of London
  • The World Since 1945