Prof. Akhtarul Wasey is recognized as a distinguished academic specializing in multidisciplinary study of Islam and Indian Muslims. He is an able administrator of many institutions concerned with socio-cultural affairs of the Indian Muslims;
He is one of the foremost Muslim faces in the contemporaneously relevant inter-faith dialogue; and above all, one of the best known faces advocating protection and promotion of identity of Indian Muslims as adherents of a tolerant, peace-friendly faith seeking justice and equity for Indian Muslims as equal claimants to the fruits of growth and development. He has provided pro-active leadership to the Indian Muslims in preserving and protecting their ethos in the perspective of secular Indian nation. The public bodies that he has headed or been associated with as member have made significant socio-cultural contributions and enriched our composite heritage
DIFFERENT FORMAL AND INFORMAL DESIGNATIONS
Prof. Akhtarul Wasey is a professor of Islamic studies who taught at Jamia Millia Islamia (National Islamic University) in New Delhi. Currently he is working as President of Maulana Azad University, Jodhpur, India. As a versatile personality he assumed many formal and informal designations. Like
INTERNATIONAL TOURSProf. Akhtarul Wasey has been invited to 65 academic and semi-academic tours abroad including programmes organized/sponsored by
ISLAMIC JOURNALSProf. Akhtarul Wasey is also the editor of four journals of Islamic Studies,
Apart from his academic achievements he regularly appears on TV, debating on issues related to Islam and Muslims, and has delivered over 400 radio and 300 TV talks along with extensive and frequent writings in different news papers and magazines. He is considered to be a Muslim spokesperson among academicians.