[PAST EVENT] Radicalization of Islam? An American Muslim Perspective - Alejandro Beutel

March 24, 2011
McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 20
251 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
AMP and the Muslim Students Association are bringing Alejandro Beutel!

Alejandro Beutel of the Muslim Public Affairs Council said his organization has created a database showing that more non-Muslims have committed or tried to commit more domestic terrorist acts than American Muslims have since 9-11. Beutel appeared at the National Press Club in Washington on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr)

Alejandro has authored several academic papers, articles and reports on topics of Islam, international security, religious liberty and democratization. In addition, Alejandro has addressed several government, academic and civil society forums on these topics.

In April 2009 he concluded a 3-month position as a Graduate Fellow in the Maryland State Assembly of Delegates, focusing on health care, religious liberty and constituent relations. Alejandro is also a 2008 National Muslim American Youth Leadership Summit alumnus.

Currently a master's degree candidate in Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park, Alejandro received his Bachelors of Science in International Relations and Diplomacy at Seton Hall University.

As Congress prepared for the March 10 hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims called by Rep. Peter King of New York,the Arab American Institute and the Muslim Public Affairs Council bring notable speakers to talk about islamophobia. Alejandro Beutel, government and policy analyst for the Muslim Public Affairs Council, was one of those speakers.

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