Khalil Gibran Muhammad Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Articles, Career

Khalil Gibran Muhammad Biography

Khalil Gibran Muhammad is a scholar from the United States. He teaches at the Radcliffe Institute and the Harvard Kennedy School. He was the former director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research facility dedicated to the history of the African diaspora located in Harlem and part of the New York Public Library system.


How old is Khalil Gibran Muhammad? – Age

He is 49 years old as of 27 April 2021. He was born in 1972 in South Side, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad Family – Education

Muhammad grew up in Chicago’s South Side, a predominantly segregated working- and middle-class neighborhood. In Hyde Park, he attended Kenwood Academy. He is the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times photographer Ozier Muhammad and Dr. Kimberly Muhammad-Earl, a Chicago Board of Education teacher and administrator. Elijah Muhammad, an African-American religious leader who led the Nation of Islam (NOI) from 1934 until his death in 1975, when Muhammad was two and a half years old, is his paternal great-grandfather.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. During college, Muhammad joined the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity’s Delta Eta chapter. Muhammad earned his Ph.D. in American history from Rutgers University in 2004, specializing in twentieth-century and African-American history. Muhammad received an Honorary Doctorate from The New School in 2013.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad Wife

Since 1998, Muhammad has been married to Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad. They have three children together. He was named after the New York Pen League’s Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer Khalil Gibran.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad Articles

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, published by Harvard University Press, is written by Muhammad. The Condemnation of Blackness received the American Studies Association’s John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, which is given to the best-published book in American studies each year.

As an academic, Muhammad is at the forefront of research on the long-standing relationship between race and crime in the United States, which has shaped and limited opportunities for African Americans. His research focuses on the racial politics of criminal law, policing, juvenile delinquency and punishment, immigration, and social reform.

Muhammad is currently working on his second book, Disappearing Acts: The End of White Criminality in the Jim Crow Era, which traces the historical roots of today’s changing demographics of crime and punishment. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, as well as Moyers & Company, MSNBC, C-SPAN, NPR, Pacifica Radio, and Radio One.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad Career

He spent three years as a public accountant at the financial advisory firm Deloitte & Touche LLP after graduating from college. Originally intending to pursue a career in business, Muhammad was influenced by the Rodney King and O J Simpson murder cases to pursue a career in history and academia.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad Photo
Khalil Gibran Muhammad Photo

Muhammad worked as a postdoctoral Fellow at the Vera Institute of Justice, a nonprofit criminal justice reform organization in New York City, from 2003 to 2005. He joined the Indiana University Bloomington faculty in 2005 as a professor of American history, African American and African diaspora studies, and American studies. He was the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture from 2010 to 2015. He took over for long-time director Howard Dodson.

Muhammad announced in December 2015 that he would be leaving the Schomburg Center to teach at Harvard University. He is a professor of history, race, and public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, as well as a member of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Muhammad has worked as an associate editor for The Journal of American History and was recently appointed to the editorial board of Transition Magazine, which is published by Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute. He has served on the New York City Council’s Task Force to Combat Gun Violence, the National Research Council’s Committee on the Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration, and the Barnes Foundation’s board of directors. He was named one of Crain’s New York Business’ notable 40 Under 40 in 2011. In 2012, he was ranked 49th on the Root 100. He frequently appears on Melissa Harris-show. Perry’s