Introduction

Dr. Muhammad Anwar, OBE, is Research Professor and Director of CRER's PhD Programme at Warwick University, Coventry. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and a member of the Commission

Dr. Muhammad Anwar


Professional Achievements


Dr. Muhammad Anwar, OBE, is Research Professor and Director of CRER’s PhD Programme at Warwick University, Coventry. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and a member of the Commission on the Future of (1989-94) Multi-Ethnic Britain. Formerly Director of CRER and Head of Research at the Commission for Racial Equality (1981-89).

He has written extensively on ethnic and race relations and his publications include: Between Two Cultures (1976), The Myth of Return: Pakistanis in Britain (1979), Votes and Policies (1980), Ethnic Minorities and Broadcasting (1983), Race and Politics: Ethnic Minorities and the British Political System (1986), Race and Elections (1994), British Pakistanis (1996) and Between Cultures 1998.

 

He is joint editor of Black and Ethnic Leaderships: The Cultural Dimensions of Political Action (1991) and From Legislation to Integration (1999). His research interests include: Muslims in Britain and Europe, the political participation of ethnic minorities and race relations legislation.

 

Dr. Muhammad Anwar did his BA and MA from Punjab University Lahore, Pakistan before arriving in UK where again he did MA from Manchester before completing his PhD from Bradford. Dr. Muhammad Anwar has been announced for OBE in the New Year Honour’s list of 2007.