Born in Swansea, Wales, Bakir Mohammad later moved to London and then Beirut, where he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Islamic ideology and philosophy from the Global University in 2012. He returned to the United Kingdom where he gained a Master’s degree in Islamic studies at Newman University. He is currently pursuing a PhD in theology and religious studies from the University of Glasgow.
Prior to joining King’s Academy in 2016 as a faculty member in the Department of Ethics, Philosophy and Religion (EPR), Mr. Mohammad worked at a secondary school in Bradford, England as a teacher of Arabic and religious education at General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) level. He has also lectured on Islamic theology and jurisprudence in cities across the United Kingdom including Oxford, Birmingham, Bradford, Oldham and Halifax. In 2017, Mr. Mohammad spent a term teaching at Deerfield Academy as part of a faculty exchange. In 2018, he joined the Department of Communication, Rhetoric and the Literary Arts (CRLA) to teach Arabic, in addition to EPR.