Hamdan Azhar is a New York-based writer and statistician. He earned his master's in biostatistics from the University of Michigan and has completed a year of doctoral coursework in neuroscience at the University of Chicago. He has held research positions at the United Nations (in statistical demography), at the University of Michigan (in cognitive neuroscience), and at Columbia Business School (in decision-making).

Hamdan is also an acclaimed writer and freelance journalist; his work has been published in over a dozen national and international outlets, including Counterpunch, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Huffington Post.

You can visit his website to read more of his work.