Khairudin Aljunied

Khairudin Aljunied

Dr. Khairudin Aljunied (PhD SOAS, London) is a tenured Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore. He is concurrently a Senior Fellow (formerly and Professor as well as Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia at the Alwaleed Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University). He has held visiting professorships at Columbia University, USA (Fulbright Program) in 2013, University of Brunei Darussalam in 2021-2022 and the University of Malaya in 2022-2023. In 2024, he is listed as one of the 500 influential Muslims in the world in 2024: https://themuslim500.com

A recognized specialist in the field of intellectual history, Khairudin Aljunied’s research focuses on the connections between Southeast Asia and Global Islam. He is the author and editor of thirteen books and more than thirty internationally refereed articles. Recent publications include Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World (Cornell University Press, 2018), Islam in Malaysia: An Entwined History (Oxford University Press, 2019), and Shapers of Islam in Southeast Asia (New York: Oxford University Press, 2022). His upcoming book is entitled Contemplating Sufism: Dialogue and Tradition Across Southeast Asia (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2024).