Inductees 2012 - Professor Samina Yasmeen

Professor Samina Yasmeen

Samina Yasmeen, the University of WA director of the Centre for Muslim States and Societies, has taken part in high-level international relations meetings around the world, advised the US Government on security threats and attended policy forums in India to discuss relations with Pakistan.

As the country’s most prolific researcher and commentator on Muslim identities, the Pakistan- born professor of political science and international relations has worked tirelessly to promote tolerance and understanding of Islam in the post-9/11 environment. She is a member of the Australian Multicultural Advisory Council, the Council for Immigration Services and Status Resolution, and the International Humanitarian Law Committee.

She sits on the boards of the National Australia Day Council and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and is the WA vice- president of the Australian Institute for International Affairs.

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Inductees 2012
Jahna Cedar
Linda Fistonich
Professor Colleen Hayward
Annette Howard
Freda Jacob
The Honourable Antoinette Kennedy AO
Kerry Newick
Dr Casta Tungaraza
Linda Wayman
Professor Samina Yasmeen
Roll of Honour - Susan Adelaide Casson
Roll of Honour - Dr Roberta Jull
Roll of Honour - Dame Annie Florence Gillies Cardell-Oliver
Roll of Honour - Florence Hummerston
Roll of Honour - Isabel Johnston
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