Professor Faizan Haq
Faizan Haq has been teaching Islamic Cultural History along with, U.S.A. relations with the Muslim World since 1996 at State University at Buffalo. He has been a lecturer for Intercultural Communication at Buffalo State College since 2004. In addition to Islamic Studies, his academic interests include: Intercultural Studies, International Relations, and Media Analysis. He also has taught courses on Islam in relation to Democracy in the U.S.A. and in the World. Presently, he is developing courses on Muslim perception in the Media, Contemporary Middle Eastern Politics, and Relations between the Islamic world and The United States.
Faizan Haq is a member several different orginzations including the Association of Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST), Washington, DC. He is a lifetime member of Asian Studies Association; and is serving on the Executive Board of New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS). He is one of the founding members of the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), the co-founder and President of Pakistani American Research and Information Center (PARIC), and he is a fellow member of American Institute of International Studies (AIIS) based out of Fremont, California. He has served as Secretary and Vice President of Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS) and as Secretary General and Vice President of Pakistani American Congress (PAC). He has also served as the President of the Pakistani American Association of Western New York (PAAWNY).
Faizan Haq is a known media analyst and has been asked to render his opinions for various media networks on diverse international issues including ABC, CBS, NBC, Voice of America, and YNN. He is also the founder and Publisher of WNYMuslims.org.
Faizan Haq is an active member of the Western New York interfaith Community and is an alumnus of Leadership Buffalo 2007. Recently he has been engaged in University Express program at Erie County and has been presenting on the The Arab Spring, Pakistani Americans at the Crossroads, Islam and Women, and Muslim Cultural Identity.