Waleed Aly

  • Waleed is a lecturer in politics at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, working primarily within the Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC).

    In 2005, Waleed was made a White Ribbon Day Ambassador for the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and was named one of The Bulletin magazine’s ‘Smart 100’ in 2007.

    He was also an invited participant to the Prime Minister’s 2020 Summit in 2008 and in 2011 he was named Victoria’s Local Hero in the Australian of the Year Awards.

    Waleed Aly has hosted Big Ideas on ABC1 and News 24, and has frequently hosted ABC News Breakfast and 774 ABC Melbourne Mornings. Waleed is a former host of ABC Radio National’s evening Drive program, and he currently co-hosts Network Ten’s The Project.

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