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Dr. Mohd Abbas Abdul Razak

Asst. Professor

Department of Fundamental & Inter-Disciplinary Studies


Education, Educational Psychology, Western Psychology, Islamic Psychology, Iqbaliyyat, Philosophical Psychology

Mohd Abbas Abdul Razak obtained his B.A. (Hons) degree from Universitas Ar-Raniry, Aceh, Indonesia in Islamic Education. Upon completing his undergraduate studies, Abbas returned to Malaysia in January 1992 and was teaching for a little while in the northern region of the peninsular of Malaysia before he went on to pursue his postgraduate studies at IIUM. Over at IIUM, Abbas did his Advanced Diploma in Education and later went on to pursue his Master’s degree in the area of Educational Psychology. His Ph.D. dissertation was a study on personality theories, particularly comparing on the views showcased to the world by Iqbal and Freud. This research work of Abbas was later published as a book entitled ‘Iqbal’s Theory of Personality: A Contrastive Analysis with Freud’ by LAP Lambert Academore...

B.A(Hons) in Islamic Studies(Universitas Ar-Raniry) Advanced Diploma of Education(IIUM) M.Ed in Educational Psychology(IIUM) Ph.D.in Educational Psychology(IIUMM

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  1. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) Muslim world needs a new mindset to face modern challenges. IIUM-Today, 11 December 2021.
  2. Salleh, Sakinah and Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) An appraisal on maslow’s hierarchy of needs from an Islamic perspective. Global Journal of Educational Research and Management (GERMANE), 1 (2). pp. 101-114. E-ISSN 2805-4695
  3. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) Developing the Muslim mind to face modern challenges: an Iqbalian perspective. In: 2nd International Conference on Iqbal 2021, 10 - 11 November 2021, Bahria University Islamabad Campus, Pakistan. (Unpublished)
  4. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) The call for Malaysia to revive its national ego. IIUM-Today, 23 Oct 2021.
  5. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) Revisiting Lee Lam Thye’s Ideas on Racial Polarisation in Malaysia. IIUM-Today, 19 September 2021.
  6. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) The relevance of “bury my heart at wounded knee” in the modern context. IIUM-Today. p. 512.
  7. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) A review on the porn trap. IIUM-Today, 23 Aug 2021.
  8. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2020) Globalization and Islam. In: Tariffs and the Future of Trade. Greenhaven Publishing, New York, USA, pp. 110-123. ISBN 9781534505469
  9. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) My journey into Iqbal’s philosophical world. IIUM Today, 16 August 2021.
  10. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) Book review: the secret of childhood by Maria Montessori. IIUM Today, 15 August 2021.
  11. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) Everyone is capable of leaving a legacy behind. IIUM-Today, 12 August 2021.
  12. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) The need for spirituality in our lives. IIUM-Today, 11 August 2021.
  13. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) A tribute to Almarhum Dr. Osman Chuah. IIUM-Today, 09 August 2021.
  14. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) A tribute to Almarhum Dr. Adil Khan Afridi (in IIUM-Today). IIUM-Today, 07 August 2021.
  15. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas and Haneef, Sayed Sikandar Shah and M M Yusoff, Mahathir (2021) Iqbal’s Antagonism towards Pseudo-Mysticism. In: SAP 2021: Emergence and Issues in Islamic Philosophy, 05 August 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  16. Hassan Mydin, Shaik Abdullah and Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas (2021) Theosophical Elements in Iqbal’s Magnum Opus “The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam”: A Preliminary Review. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 17 (OP 243). p. 110. E-ISSN 2636-9346
  17. Hassan Mydin, Shaik Abdullah and Abdul Razak, Mohd. Abbas (2021) Theosophical elements in Iqbal's Magnum Opus "The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam": a preliminary review. In: The 3rd World Congress on the Integration and Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge 2021: Mental Health & Well-Being in the 4th Industrial Revolution, 4th-6th June 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  18. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas and Haneef, Sayed Sikandar Shah and Abdurrahman, Muhammad (2021) Call for the return to the qualities of the traditional Muslim mind. DINAMIKA ILMU, 21 (1). pp. 21-36. ISSN 1411-3031 E-ISSN 2442-9651
  19. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas and Haneef, Sayed Sikandar Shah (2021) Globalization and the new realities in the Muslim world. Journal of Contemporary Development & Management Studies, 9 (Spring 2021). pp. 39-54. ISSN 2052-6797
  20. Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas and Hanif, Syed Sikandar Shah and Mahmud, Mek Wok (2020) The role of custom in managing child custody: a juridico-psychological analysis in local context. In: The 2nd National Seminar on Contemporary Fiqh 2020: Family Fiqh in Malaysia: Towards Promoting Insan Sejahtera, 9th December, 2020, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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