Previously, Khan was a Senior Nonresident Fellow with the Brookings Institution (2003-2008) and a Fellow of the Alwaleed Center at Georgetown University (2006-2007).
Khan has been the president, vice president and general secretary of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists. He is the author of "American Muslims: Bridging Faith and Freedom" (Amana, 2002), "Jihad for Jerusalem: Identity and Strategy in International Relations" (Praeger, 2004), "Islamic Democratic Discourse" (Lexington Books, 2006) and "Debating Moderate Islam: The Geopolitics of Islam and the West" (University of Utah Press, 2007).
Khan frequently comments on BBC, CNN International, Fox, VOA TV, Bridges TV, NPR and other radio and TV networks. His political commentaries appear regularly in newspapers in more than 20 countries. He has lectured in North America, East Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Khan earned his Ph.D. in International Relations, Political Philosophy, and Islamic Political Thought, from Georgetown University.