We must find a way to uphold academic freedom and freedom of expression while embracing equality, diversity, and inclusion, including multiculturalism. Tariq Modood proposes a framework for distinguishing between Islamophobia and reasonable criticism of Islam and Muslims. This can serve as a foundation for the desired equilibrium
Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy, and Director, University of Bristol Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS), University of Bristol
Tariq is co-founder of the international journal Ethnicities.
He has held over 40 grants and consultancies, has published over 35 (co-)authored and (co-)edited books and reports and over 350 articles and chapters.
He was awarded an MBE for services to social sciences and ethnic relations in 2001, was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK) in 2004 and elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2017.
In 2022 he was ranked in the top 20 UK cited scholars in Politics, Law, Sociology and Social Policy.