President/Vice Chancellor Riphah International University
Prof. Dr. Anis Ahmad is an outstanding Islamic scholar; he specializes in Islamic Jurisprudence and da‘wah. He is meritorious Professor of comparative ethics and religion and founder Vice Chancellor of Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan (2003- till date).
He has previously held senior academic positions as founding Dean, Faculty of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, International Islamic University, Malaysia; Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, founder Dean of Faculty of Usul al Din and Director General Da‘wah Academy of the International Islamic University. He also served as Vice President, International Islamic University, Islamabad.
He is Editor In-Chief Islam and the West, a scholarly journal published form Islamabad since
He has taught at national and international universities including The Appalachian State
University, North Carolina, and Temple University, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Lanzhou University,
China, International Islamic University Malaysia, National Defense University Islamabad, Staff colleges, and Civil Services Academies, Foreign Services Academy Islamabad and International Islamic University of Islamabad and Malaysia.
He was awarded University Fellowship by University Science Malaysia in 2012.
He has been a Key-note speaker at International conferences, Seminars and Workshops globally.
He has published more than 90 research papers on socio-political and educational issues. He has contributed articles in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islamic World New York and London; Encyclopedia of Islamic Economics, London UK; and Encyclopedia of Islam, Turkey; The Muslim World Book Review, Leicester UK.
His latest books include:
Jinnah’s Islamic Vision of Pakistan (2021)
Al-Fatihah: A Thematic Study (2021)
Issues in Islamic Society and State, ed. (2019U.K.)
Gender, Law and Society in Islam, Islamabad (2019)