Ahsan’s research focuses on neoliberalism within the Global South – particularly within the Middle East. Over the past few years he has researched issues related to Islam, the Middle East, and the War on Terror. He has presented on numerous topics that relate to topics and themes discussed within the TSAS domain. He is currently looking at how political economy of neoliberalism relates to the rise of fundamentalism within the region. Also, he analyzes diasporic muslim identity and its relationship to political economy.