Dr Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly is a broadcaster, author, academic, rock musician and former AFL mascot. His social and political commentary has produced an award-winning book and multiple literary shortlistings, and appears in newspapers such as The Guardian,The AustralianThe Sunday Times of IndiaThe Australian Financial ReviewThe Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Waleed Aly is the host of Big Ideas on ABC1 and News 24, and has frequently hosted ABC News Breakfast and 774 ABC Melbourne Mornings. Waleed is currently a lecturer in politics at Monash University, working in their Global Terrorism Research Centre.