Dr Aminul Hoque is lecturer in the Educational Studies Department, Goldsmiths College, University of London, and visiting lecturer at London Metropolitan University. His writing and work focuses on issues of multicultural Britain, identity, social justice, youth policy, religion and race relations. He is the author of British-Islamic Identity: Third Generation Bangladeshis from East London.
His background is in youth, community and voluntary work. He is a recognised expert in young people and cultural identity, and his pioneering work with the disaffected and ‘hard to reach’ earned him an MBE in 2008 for services to youth justice in East London.