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Dr Nahid Afrose Kabir

Adjunct Professor

Staff Member Details
Campus: Mount Lawley  

Nahid Afrose is an Adjunct Professor within the School of Arts and Humanities.

Research areas and interests

  • History
  • Sociology
  • Identity
  • Cultural diversity
  • Qualitative research
  • Gender studies
  • Media studies
  • Islam and politics
  • Use of digital media for social change


  • Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of History, The University of Queensland, 2003.


Recent Research Grants

  • An understanding of the Identity of Muslim Youths and Young Adults in Contemporary Great Britain,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $18,000.
  • Australian Muslim Students: A Study of Identity, Culture and Hope,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $15,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Kabir, NA., (2021), The Role of Digital Media in the Lives of Some American Muslim Children, 2010–2019. The Routledge Companion to Digital Media and Children , 630 pages, London, New York,  Routledge..
  • Kabir, NA., (2019), Can Islamophobia in the Media Serve Islamic State Propaganda: The Australian Case, 2014-2015?. Islamophobia and Radicalisation: Breeding Intolerance and Violence, 97-116, Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-95237-6.
  • Kabir, NA., (2018), Young Muslims Identity in Australia and the US: The Focus on the Muslim Question. Islam in the West: Perceptions and Reactions, New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press.

Journal Articles

  • Kabir, NA., (2020), Australian Muslim citizens: Questions of inclusion and exclusion, 2006 –2020. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies, 5(2), 4-28, Australia.
  • Kabir, NA., (2020), Identity Politics in India: Gujarat and Delhi Riots. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 40(3), 395-409, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1080/13602004.2020.1813990.
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