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Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law and Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law, Emory University School of Law. He is also Associated Professor in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences, and Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University.

Prof. An-Nacim is the author of Muslims and Global Justice (2011); Islam and the Secular State (2008); African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam (2006); and Toward an Islamic Reformation: Civil Liberties, Human Rights and International Law (1996). His edited books include Human Rights under African Constitutions (2003); Islamic Family Law in a Changing World: A Global Resource Book (2002); Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in Africa (2002); and Human Rights in Cross-Cultural Perspectives: Quest for Consensus (1992). His previous research projects include women’s access to, and control over, land in seven African countries, a global study of Islamic Family Law, and a fellowship program in Islam and Human Rights.