Dr. Hakim Rashid delivers discussion on, “From Slave Revolts to Black Identity: Islam, Muslims, and the Struggle for Black Identity”, at the National Institute of Muslim Human Service Practitioners, Al Ijaaza Islamic Mental Health Convention, 2017; at SUNY New Paltz, New York.
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Dr. Hakim M. Rashid is a Professor and former Chairman of the Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies in the School of Education at Howard University in Washington, DC. Dr. Rashid received his B.A. from Pomona College in Claremont, California, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He completed post-doctoral work at Michigan State University’s Institute for Research on Teaching. A former preschool teacher and a center director, he has also been a research associate at the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Dr. Rashid has served as a Fulbright Scholar at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a Visiting Professor at Khartoum University in Sudan, and a Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Fellow in China. Articles written or co-authored by Dr. Rashid have appeared in the, the Journal of Negro Education, the American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, Muslim Education Quarterly, Educational Research Quarterly, Contemporary Education, the Journal of Educational Psychology, Young Children, among other publications. He is also a former co-editor of the online journal African American Learners. Dr. Rashid has made numerous presentations at national conferences including the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the American Educational Research Association, the National Black Child Development Institute, and the National Head Start Association. Most recently Dr. Rashid has written and directed a documentary film entitled “Strange Fruit Redux? The Perils of Young Black Boys in Early Childhood Education”.