Dr Mustafa Draper BA (Bristol UWE), PGCE, MA PhD (Birmingham)

Department of Theology and Religion
Honorary Research Fellow in Islam and Contemporary Religion

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

My primary research and teaching interests are in Contemporary Sufism, New Age and Western Esotericisms, and CyberReligion.

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) in Humanities (Bristol UWE)
  • MA in Theology (Islam) (Bham)
  • PGCE Secondary RE (Bham)
  • PhD (Bham)

Biography

  • Youth and community worker and teacher in Birmingham
  • Research Assistant on British Muslims Monthly Survery media project
  • Principal Researcher: ESRC funded research project on Transnational Sufism
  • Research Fellow and Teaching Fellow
  • Lecturer in Islam and Contemporary Religion.

Postgraduate supervision

  • Contemporary Sufism
  • New Age and Western Esotericisms
  • CyberReligion

Research

I am currently researching in the following areas:

  • Contemporary Sufism: charisma and healing
  • Exorcism and magic in Muslim communities in Britain