Wikistrat Expert Dr. Timothy Furnish

Dr. Timothy Furnish

Islamic World Subject Matter Expert

Dr. Timothy Furnish has three decades of education and experience in the history, religion, culture, politics and geo-politics of the Islamic world. He has served in the U.S. 101st Airborne unit as an Arabic Interrogator, and then as Chaplain. His former academic positions include Assistant Professor at Georgia Perimeter College, where he taught for 7 years, and Guest Lecturer at the Joint Special Operations University for 2 years and he is the author of two books.

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Biography

Dr. Timothy Furnish has served the U.S. 101st Airborne as Arabic Interrogator, and then as Chaplain. His former academic positions include Assistant Professor at Georgia Perimeter College, where he taught for 7 years, and Guest Lecturer at the Joint Special Operations University for 2 years.
For the past three years, Dr. Furnish has worked as a a geopolitical analyst for Jacobs Technology, specializing in transnational Islamic movements, Islamic sects, and comparative religion. Concurrently, he works as researcher and author on Mahdism (Islamic messianism), Islamic schatology (End of Time beliefs), Christian-Muslim relations, Islamic warfare and jihadist ideology.
He has almost three decades of education and experience in the history, religion, culture, politics and geo-politics of the Islamic world. His stated professional goal is to shed light on and pose real-world-based solutions to vexing issues of national and civilizational security and religious persecution.

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Mr. Furnish is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
Mr. Furnish is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

PhD, Islamic, World, African History, Ohio State University| MA, Religion, Concordia Seminary |Certificates, Arabic, US Defense Language Institute |BA, American Studies, Georgetown College
Mahdism and Mahdist Movements
Shi`ism (all branches)
Islamic Sects
Transnational Islamic Movements
Sufism
African Islam
Iran
Southeast Asian Islam
Islamic History
Ottoman History

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