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Born, raised and educated in Harlem, N.Y., Dr. Muhammad's graduate training
covers the fields of clinical psychology, criminal justice, and international
studies, with primary focus in higher educational administration and
management  and a secondary concentration in comparative and international
systems of education. He earned his B.A. in psychology from Iona College in
New Rochelle, N.Y; his M.A. in clinical psychology from Bradley University,
Illinois; and performed his doctoral studies at the New School for Social
Research, N.Y.; State University of N.Y. at Albany (SUNYA), Indiana University,
Bloomington; and completed his studies at the University of Sarasota, Florida
(Argosy University). Dr Muhammad, having also developed extensive grass-root
experience in community organization, has served as Dean of the Ministry of
Education for the Muhammad University of Islam and subsequently the Sister
Clara Muhammad School systems. He has also served on the faculty of the
State University of N.Y. at Albany, Rutgers University, Bradley University, City
Colleges of Chicago, Governors State University and Chicago State University.

He has recently retired from East-West University (EWU) of Chicago as
Professor Emeritus where he served as former Dean of the Division of Arts &
Sciences and Chairman of the Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences
(BHS). While serving at EWU, and for over a 15 year period, he managed
multi-million TRIO and Title III grants via the U.S. Department of Education.
These competitively won federal funds were aimed primarily to help assist
predominantly under-represented, low-income, and first-generation students in
the completion of their baccalaureate studies. He is member of numerous
professional associations and serves on the Board of several domestic and
international educational institutions, inclusive of the newly established
American Islamic College (AIC) of Chicago. Dr. Muhammad proudly serves as a
Founding  Member of the IHRAAM Directorate. He was IHRAAM's lead
representative for their 41 member US and Canadian delegation to the U.N.
World Conference Against Racism (UNWCAR) held in Durban, South Africa in
2001. . He has traveled extensively throughout  Africa, the Middle East, Europe,
Canada and the Caribbean. His daughter, who recently completed her doctorate
in clinical psychology, is a proud graduate of a HBCU.   
FOUNDERS: Dr. Farid I. Muhammad (right) at the United Nations with Dr.
Yussuf Kly left)
IACHR Commissioner Judge Margarette May MaCauley
and IHRAAM CEO Dr. Farid Muhammad, December 2018
Meeting at the Headquarters of the Organization of
American States (OAS)
IHRAAM CEO Dr. Farid Muhammad presents at BAPA+40
Side Event, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2019
IHRAAM CEO Dr. Farid Muhammad with Dr. Ahmed Reid, Chair,
UN Working Group on People of African Descent,  during
Consultation on the Permanent Forum for People of African
Descent, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2019