Mohamed Kassim is a professor at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. Mohamed has earned his PhD from York University, Canada and taught African and world history at Brock University and at the University of Toronto. In 2007, together with co-editor S. Vianello, their book Servants Of The Sharia: The Civil Register Of The Qadi’s Court Of Brava 1893-1900, was the winner of the 2007 Paul Hair Prize for the best critical edition or translation into English of primary source material on Africa at the African Studies Association Annual Meeting in New York. He has published in scholarly journals and has also written a variety of professional papers that he presented at several conferences and seminars.
Mohamed was also active in the corporate world. From 1996 to 2006 he has served as an IT consultant to several corporations including Sprint Canada, Glaxo Welcome Inc., KPMG-VERSA, Westburne Industrial Enterprises, CGI Management Consultants, and Versa Systems in Toronto, Ontario.