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educator , Political scientist

Muddathir Abdel-Rahim, Sudanese political scientist, educator. Named Distinguished Academy Fellow, 2007.

Background

Abdel-Rahim, Muddathir was born on July 19, 1932 in Ad-Damar, Sudan. Son of Abdel-Rahim Al-Tayyib Muhammad and Asya Hassan Al-Abbadi.

Education

Bachelor, University London, 1955. Bachelor Politics honors 1st class, Nottingham University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy Economic, Social Studies, Manchester University, 1964.

Career

Lecturer government Manchester University, England, 1960—1965. Professor University Khartoum, Sudan, 1965—1969, Sudan, 1980—1984. Visiting professor Temple University, Philadelphia, 1984—1985.

Professor University Khartoum, Sudan, 1985—1988. Vice chancellor Omdurman University, Sudan, 1988—1991. Consultant Institute Kefahaman Islam, Malaysia, 1995—1997.

Professor International Institute Islamic Thought and Civilization, Malaysia, since 1997. Senior expert United Nations Educational, Paris, Tangier, 1971—1973. Ambassador to Nordic countries Sudan Government, Stockholm, 1973—1974, consultant social affairs, Khartoum, Sudan, 1991—1994.

Professor political science & Islamic studies ISTAC, IIUM, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Imperialism & Nationalism in Sudan, 1969, The Human Rights Tradition in Islam, 2005. Editor (in Arabic): Human Rights in Theory and Practice, 1968, Islam in Sudan, 1987. Editor: Islam in Africa, 2001.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Founding member, secretary general Sudanese National Com on Human Rights, 1967. Chairman National Committee on Refugees, 1988. Member Roundtable Conference Problem of Southern Sudan, 1965, National Constitutional Studies Committee, 1966—1967, National Dialogue on Peace in Sudan, 1989.

Member of Association Middle Eastern Studies, Parliament of Cultures, American Association Sudanese Studies, International Institute Strategic Studies London, Jordanian Royal Academy Amman, Arabic Language Academy Khartoum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, classical music, horseback riding, travel, swimming.

Connections

Married Moira Elizabeth Miller, July 1958 (divorced 1972). Children: Samya, Al-Rasheed, Khalid, Hassan. Married Zaynab Muhammad Badri, September 16, 1977.

Children: Omar, Sarra, Muhammed Al-Fatih, Salma.

father:
Abdel-Rahim Al-Tayyib Muhammad

mother:
Asya Hassan Al-Abbadi

spouse:
Moira Elizabeth Miller

spouse:
Zaynab Muhammad Badri

child:
Samya Abdel-Rahim

child:
Al-Rasheed Abdel-Rahim

child:
Khalid Abdel-Rahim

child:
Hassan Abdel-Rahim

child:
Omar Abdel-Rahim

child:
Sarra Abdel-Rahim

child:
Muhammed Al-Fatih Abdel-Rahim

child:
Salma Abdel-Rahim