Salim Mansur

Professor Emeritus


PhD, University of Toronto

Research Interests

Professor Mansur specialized his focus on international relations and comparative politics with special interest in the politics of South Asia and the Middle East.

Selected Publications


  • 2011: Delectable Lie: a liberal repudiation of multiculturalism. Brantford, ON: Mantua Books.
  • 2009: Islam’s Predicament: Perspectives of a Dissident Muslim. Oakville, Canada and Niagara Falls, NY: Mosaic Press.
  • 1994: N.K. Choudhry and S. Mansur, (eds), The Indira-Rajiv Years: The Indian Economy and Polity 1966-1991. Toronto: Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Toronto.

Refereed Journal Articles

  • 2012: “On Historical Muhammad – One Muslim’s reflection,” in AXIAL (Journal of the SnowStar Institute), Fall, pp. 4-11.
  • 2005: “Muslims, Democracy, and the American Experience,” in Middle East Quarterly, vol. xii, no. 3, pp. 67-75.
  • 2005: “Allah Will Not Change the Condition of a People,” in Middle East Quarterly, vol. xii, no. 1, pp. 71-78.
  • 1997: “Ethnicity and Communalism in India,” in Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, vol. xx, no. 2, pp. 73-94.
  • 1996: “Constitutionalism and Ethnic Conflict: The Case of Pakistan,” in The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 325-352.

Book Chapters

  • 2009: “Immigration and multiculturalism undermine culture and security in Canada,” in H. Grubel (ed.), The Effects of Mass Immigration on Canadian Living Standards and Society (Vancouver: Fraser Institute,), 197-212.
  • 2008: “Immigration and Muslim Extremists in the Post-9/11 World,” in A. Moens and M. Collacott (eds.), The Immigration Policy and the Terrorist Threat in Canada and the United States (Vancouver: Fraser Institute,), pp. 21-36.
  • 2006: “Lesson of the War in Iraq,” in G.F. Walker (ed.), The Search for WMD: Non-Proliferation, Intelligence and Pre-Emption in the New SecurityEnvironment (Halifax: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie University,), pp. 224-235.

Recent Conference Presentations

  • 2012: “On Historical Qur’an” and “On Historical Muhammad.” Two invited lectures given at the annual meeting of the SnowStar Institute on April
    12-13, Stratford, Ontario.