Samir Sweida-Metwally is a quantitative social scientist. His PhD in Advanced Quantitative Methods, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, examines the religious and ethnic penalties experienced by Muslims in the British labour market. Alongside his doctoral studies at the University of Bristol (UK), he is undertaking a two-year Intermediate Islamic Studies Programme with iSyllabus, having previously completed their One Year Diploma. Samir is also an Associate Teacher at the University of Bristol, and a Cumberland Lodge Fellow. Samir holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics (Brunel University), an MSc in Political Theory (The London School of Economics), and an MSc in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford, where he studied on a full scholarship from the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.