Dr. Ameer Ali is a Sri Lankan born Australian lecturing in Economics at the School of Management and Governance in Murdoch University. He specializes in and publishes regularly on the political economy of Muslim minorities. He was the former chairman of the Muslim Advisory Council under the Howard Government.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.