Ahmad Najib Burhani

Ahmad Najib Burhani is Senior Researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Jakarta. He received his doctorate in Religious Studies from the University of California–Santa Barbara in 2013. During the last year of his study he won the Professor Charles Wendell Memorial Award from UCSB for academic achievement in the field of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. He received his master’s degrees from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom (MSc in Social Research Methods & Statistics) and Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands (MA in Islamic Studies). Najib Burhani was selected as a member of the elite group of Indonesian Young Scientists of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI). He has been active in publishing articles in academic journals such as the Asian Journal of Social Science, Indonesia and the Malay World, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, Contemporary Islam, and Asian Politics & Policy. He has also contributed articles for edited volumes published by Palgrave Macmillan Press, Amsterdam University Press and ISEAS. His books include Sufisme Kota (2001), Islam Dinamis (2001), Tarekat Tanpa Tarekat (2002), Muhammadiyah Jawa (2010), Muhammadiyah Berkemajuan (2016), and Menemani Minoritas (2019). Najib Burhani currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the journal Masyarakat dan Budaya and is on the editorial board of the journal of Contemporary Islam and the International Journal of Islamic Thought of the National University of Malaysia (UKM).