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B.A. Law, Baghdad University, 1964
M.A. Government and Politics, St. John's University, Queens, New York, 1976
Ph.D. Political Science, New York State University, Binghamton, 1989
1976-1977, Lecturer at the Iraqi Diplomatic Institute
1978-1998, Lecturer on Apartheid and Decolonization
2000/2001, Lecturer at Dowling College, New York, and Long Island University
2003 to present, Adjunct Professor, Diablo Valley College, Department of Social Science
2005-2008, Adjunct Professor, San Francisco State University
1964-1978, Iraqi Foreign Service including assignment as Counselor with the Iraqi Delegation to the United Nations (1973-1976). In that capacity elected as Vice-chairman of the Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly (1975) and Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Petitions and Information of the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization (1974 and 1975)
1978-1999, Political Affairs Officer and in 1982 promoted to Senior Political Affairs Officer of the United Nations. In that capacity served as Secretary of the United Nations Special Committees against Apartheid and on Decolonization.
Religious,Interfaith and other Activities
1999 to Present: Muslim imam
1999 to 2001: member of the Interfaith Councils of Long Island.
2002 to present: member of the Executive Committee of the interfaith Council of Contra Costa County and its Social Justice Alliance and its Committee on Health and Faith in Action.
2005 to present member of the Middle East Study Group
2008 to present, President of the Islamic Community Outreach of California (www.islamicoutreach.org)