ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. KHADIJAH BINTI MOHD KHAMBALI @ HAMBALI
|Department of Akidah and Islamic Thought|
|Academy of Islamic Studies|
|Department of Akidah and Islamic Thought, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
Dr. Khadijah Mohd Khambali @ Hambali, who graduated from the University of Malaya (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. degree) is currently the Associate Professor at the Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, working in the Department of Aqidah and Islamic Thought. She served as the post of Co-ordinator of the University Co-Curriculum and Elective Section (SKET) and currently known as CITRA, University of Malaya (2004-2006), Deputy Director of Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya (2006-2007). She was also a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding (CMCU), Georgetown University, Washington DC from 2001-2002, Research Fellow in Religious Studies Programme, School of Arts History, Classics and Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (March 2008-September 2008) and the Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Leeds in 2013 for a one year.
Dr. Khadijah's broad academic and research interests involve Comparative Religion, Religious Studies, Interfaith Dialogue, Mualaf Community, and Islamic Thoughts. She produced over 100 publications including books, chapters in books, articles in refereed journals including ISI and Scopus indexed, conference proceedings that were presented nationally and internationally, and magazines.
Dr. Khadijah currently produced more than 33 master students and 18 doctorate students in her fields. In the professional field, she involves in various committees; as a member of the committee on religious issues at the National Security Council of Malaysia (2010-2013), and the member of the Research Committee of the Wasatiyyah Institute Malaysia (2017-2018); and currently, she is a member of the Islamic Religious Council, State of Selangor (MAIS) FROM 2018 and present; a member of the Selangor State Fatwa Committee, member of the Selangor State Religious Control committee, and chief in editor of AL-UMMAH Journal as well as an editorial board of Islamic Journal, Turkey. She is also a committee member of the Islamic Media at Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM), member of Islamic Studies Programme Standard Expert for MQA, academic advisor for local universities, accessor for the advance education of the Asia e-University, and experts panel for long life learning modules for JAKIM and JAIS; and postgraduate external examiners. Dr. Khadijah also provided affidavits of the Allah sentencing issues for the Attorney General Chambers and the National Security Council. She also contributes to society through her involvement with a number of a non-government organization (NGO) including ALUMNI Academy of Islamic Studies (ALIM) and Salam Relief Malaysia (SR) as the Treasury, Majlis Dakwah Islam Negara (MDN), and Persatuan Silat Cekak Malaysia (PSCM) (Guru Hanafi).