Abdul Azim Islahi

  • Prof.
  • King Abdulaziz University

He graduated from University of Lucknow and received M.A. (Economics) and Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. His Ph.D. thesis is on "Economic Views of Ibn Taimiyah. Dr. Islahi started his teaching career at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, in 1977 where he taught Economics with Islamic perspective To the students of Engineering. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1982 and worked on the same position till 1988. In 1989 he joined Department of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, as Associate Professor where he taught History of Islamic Economic Thought at the post-graduate level. He has also guided there Ph. D. researches on Islamic economics, banking and finance. Presently he is working at the Centre for Research in Islamic Economics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He knows five languages, Arabic, English, Hindi, Persian and Urdu.