Dr. Murad Hakim is currently lecturing at the Department of Sociology at Salahaddin University in Erbil. He obtained his PhD in Sociology from the same university in 2011. Dr. Murad has 14 years of lecturing experience at different educational institutions in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq such as the universities of Salahaddin, Koya and Duhok. He was the director of Research Center of the Mukiryani Foundation for Research and Publishing between 2005 and 2011.
Dr. Murad Hakim was also the president of Kurdistan Sociology Association between 2007 and 2011. He later established is own private company “Sheekar Rapirsi Company for Research” in Erbil. He has lectured various topics such as social research methods, social theory and sociology of knowledge at abovementioned universities.
Some of his publications are: ‘The Consequences of Kurds displacement in Iraq’(2005), ‘The view of Kirkuk Arab Expatriates’ (2006), ‘Terrorism in Kurdistan Region’ (2006), ‘The situation of Value in Iraq under the theory of Englhard’ (2011) and ‘The Reality of Civil Society in Kurdistan Region’ (2017).