Daniel Tutt


Daniel Tutt


Areas of Expertise: American Muslims, Islamophobia, Ethics, Interfaith Dialogue, Media, Muslims in the West

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Daniel Tutt, Ph.D. is a filmmaker, philosopher and interfaith activist with a focus on anti-Muslim bigotry and interfaith dialogue. His research for ISPU looks at Muslims in America, Islamophobia, and inter-religious dialogue. His writing has been published in Philosophy Now, the Journal of the Society for Contemporary Thought and the Islamicate World, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post and he has essays published in three different books of philosophy. He has presented and lectured at universities such as Georgetown, Duke, American, as well as dozens of national and international conferences. Daniel is an adjunct professor of philosophy at Marymount University and the Director of Programs and Producer at Unity Productions Foundation, a filmmaking and educational organization.


Ph.D. European Graduate School, M.A. American University

Areas of Expertise

  1.  American Muslims
  2. Islamophobia
  3. Ethics
  4. Interfaith Dialogue
  5. Media
  6. Muslims in the West


Other Works

As the presidential campaign begins in earnest, Republican contenders are stirring up racial animosities: Newt Gingrich calls President Obama a "foodstamp president", and demands a federal law to preempt sharia; Santorum makes derogatory remarks about "blah" people and welfare, and warns of "Eurabia"; Mitt Romney declares that he will not have Muslims in his cabinet…
On the eve of the 2012 presidential elections, both Islam and Mormonism are becoming increasingly politicized in the public sphere. For President Barack Obama, the myth of his secret Muslim identity is ultimately “coded into political ‘otherness’ – he's a socialist, he's dangerous, maybe a Muslim.” GOP Candidate Mitt Romney’s Mormonism, by contrast, is a…
Three months ago, just as the French presidential campaign was heating up, the rapper Kery James uploaded a track titled "Letter to the Republic" ("Lettre à la République") explaining what he and youth in the banlieues thought of the republic's political class, or as he described them, "Pillagers of wealth, murderers of Africans, torturers of…