Dr. Hashim is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at University of Nairobi. He holds a Doctoral degree in Law from University of Western Cape, South Africa, a Masters in Law degree in comparative law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London) and Bachelors of Law degree in Sharia and Law from Omdurman Islamic University in Sudan. He has completed the Advocates Training Programme (ATP) in 2012 at the Kenya School of Law.
He has extensive experience in Sharia law and has served as the Muslim Chaplain at the University of Nairobi, Head of Department of Sharia at Zanzibar University, and as a lecturer in various universities in Kenya and Zanzibar. Dr. Hashim has published extensively on the application of Muslim Personal law and written papers on education and Muslim intellectual contributions in the East African coast. He has consulted for various organisations like National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Commission for Higher Education, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, United Nation Children’s Fund and the Islamic Scientific Educational and Cultural Organisation.