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Julkipli M. Wadi is a Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of the Philippines. He was the former dean of the UP-Institute of Islamic Studies where he served for two terms (2009-2015) and has taught for more than twenty years. His background in both Political Science and Islamic Studies provided him a comprehensive prism in understanding Muslim society, its culture and dynamics. Professor Wadi follows major issues on Islam and the Muslim World including its development and tension. He engages the media and serves as political analyst on Islam and politics, Mindanao conflict, and peace process.


  • Professor 9, UP Institute of Islamic Studies
  • Former IIS Dean, (2009-2015)
  • Served as College Secretary (2000-2007)
  • Research Coordinator, IIS Research, Publication, and Extension Division
  • Project Leader, UP CIDS-Islamic Studies Program
  • Began as UP Faculty: Assistant Professor (1995)
  • Started as University Research Associate (1991)

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