Dilmurat Mahmut (Maihemuti Dilimulati) is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Faculty of Education at McGill University. His research interests include Muslim identity in the West, religion and education, education and violent extremism, and immigrant/refugee integration in Canada and beyond.
Currently, he is studying Uyghur immigrants’ identity reconstruction experiences in Quebec and English Canada. He is part of Preventing Extremism through Educational Research (PEER) group at McGill University.
His publications include “The Radicalization of Youth in the West – How Can Canadian Teachers Effectively Approach this Issue in Their Classrooms?” (book chapter co-authored with Ghosh et al, 2019), “Creating a Refugee Space in the Canadian School Context: The Approach of an Inclusive Society” (book chapter co-authored with Ghosh et al, 2019), “Revisiting Muslim Identity and Islamophobia in the Contemporary World” (book chapter, 2018), and “Can Education Counter Violent Religious Extremism?” (paper co-authored with Ghosh et al, 2017).
He is the Co-Chair of the Religion & Education Special Interest Group for the Comparative & International Education Society.