Shaykh Shazad Khan blogs at Micropaedia. He graduated in 1999 from an Islamic seminary where he studied traditional Islamic Sciences including Arabic, Rhetoric, Logic, Hadith, Quranic exegesis and Islamic Sacred Law.
He holds a B.A. (Hons) in Applied Theological Studies from the University of Birmingham, an MA in Sociology from the University of Warwick, an MA in Academic Practice from Birmingham City University, a PGCERT and PGDip in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Birmingham City University and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
He is a senior lecturer at As-Suffa Institute where he teaches the traditional Islamic sciences including, Hadith, Fiqh, Arabic and Tasawwuf.
He is a Sufi shaykh in the Chishti, Naqshbandi, Qadiri, and Suharwardi orders and was authorised in Sufism by Shaykh Asad Madani (India) in 2000.
He lectures at Birmingham City University where he teaches academic study skills critical thinking and research methods.