Prof. Abdullahi An-Na’imCandler Professor of Law (Emory University)

    Research Profile

    Prof. An-Na’im’s specialties are international human rights, comparative constitutional law, and Islamic law. He has written and edited numerous books and articles, and lectured widely throughout the world on law and human rights, Islamic law and politics, and cross-cultural comparative law.

    Teaching Profile

    Islamic Law; Islam and Politics; Key Issues in Human Rights

    Selected Publications

    “What Is an American Muslim? (Oxford University Press, 2014)

    “Muslims and Global Justice (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011)

    “Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari’a” (Harvard University Press, 2010)

    Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari`a (Harvard University Press, 2008)

    African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006)

    Inter-religious Marriages Among Muslims (Global Media, 2005)

    Human Rights under African Constitutions (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003)

    Toward an Islamic Reformation: Civil Liberties, Human Rights and International Law (Syracuse Univesity Press, 1996)

    Human Rights in Cross-Cultural Perspectives: Quest for Consensus (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.



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