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Stephen Trevathan

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Stephen (Abdullah) Trevathan was born in New York and raised in Puerto Rico, Greece, Germany, and the UK, and has lived mainly in the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, and Morocco. His main interest lies in the tensions between rationality vs non-rational (not irrationality) as manifested in the areas of education and religion. Since the early eighties, he has taught at all levels of education in the UK. From 1998, he was Headteacher of two inner London schools and thereafter, lectured in Education at Roehampton University in London for six years. Since 2011, he has lectured mainly in Comparative Religion, Science and Society, Critical Writing, and History of Islamic Technology, but also led classes in History of Muslim Technology and Philosophy of Religion at the Master’s level at the Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. In intervening years, he has also been employed as an educational consultant, mainly at Université Polytechnique Muhammad VI in Benguerir and international schools in Morocco, Nigeria, and Spain. He was also Director of the Al Akhawayn School of Ifrane on two occasions, the latest one being 2019 through 2022 (while also teaching at the University). He holds a Master’s in Philosophy of Education from the Institute of Education, London and a PhD in philosophical theology from Birmingham University, UK. He is currently engaged in the DProf programme in existential psychotherapy at Middlesex University in London, UK. He has published works in various academic books and articles, mainly on educational philosophy in the UK, Australia, and Spain.