Craig Considine is in the final year of his doctoral study at Trinity College, University of Dublin (Department of Sociology) in which he explores how young Pakistani men in Dublin and Boston assist and resist the racial state of Ireland and the U.S.
He is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post Religion. His writing has been published in Washington Post, Fox News, Arab News, and Today’s Zaman, among many more international news outlets.
In addition to his writing, Craig directed the popular documentary “Journey into America” (2009), which has been screened at the University of Cambridge, Washington National Cathedral, and Parliament of World Religions, among many other university and organizations around the world. The documentary has been accepted to film festivals throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Australia, and his shorter documentaries have been vetted by CNN.
Craig has been invited to speak about his research and interfaith service at the U.S. Embassy in London and School of Oriental and African Studies. He has also been invited to debate at the Fitzgerald Chamber at University College Dublin and participate in a seminar at the Witherspoon Institute, Princeton University. Craig has also appeared on The Riz Khan Show, Al-Jazeera (English).
He has served as research assistant to Professor Akbar Ahmed, who the BBC regards as “the world’s leading authority on contemporary Islam,” on two separate award winning book projects: “Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam” and “Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization.”
Through his writing, film work, and interfaith service Craig has contributed to the effort of building bridges between Muslims and non-Muslims worldwide.