Broadcaster, Waleed Aly, receives PhD from Monash University

Waleed Aly

Monash University academic, writer, lawyer, and broadcaster, Waleed Aly, has received his PhD at a graduation ceremony at Monash.

Waleed is a politics lecturer at the Monash School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, and working primarily within the Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC).

He has completed a PhD on global terrorism, with the paper titled 'Towards a structuration theory of global terrorism'.

Waleed said finishing the degree was one of his greatest achievements.

“It has been a huge undertaking, but at the same time very important to me to finish. There is huge value in the advancement of knowledge and exploration of ideas both on an individual level and to society as a whole.”

"I’m delighted to receive my PhD and to become an alumnus of Australia's largest university," he said.

A Walkley Award-winning journalist, Waleed is a co-host of Network Ten’s The Project and Radio National’s The Minefield.

In 2016, he won the Gold Logie Award for Best Personality on Australian Television.

Waleed’s social and political commentary has resulted in an award winning book and he appears in newspapers such as The Guardian, The Australian, The Sunday Times of India, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.