CHIBLI W MALLAT

Curriculum Vitae

CHIBLI W MALLAT portrait
  • Presidential Professor, College Of Law, University of Utah
  • Professor, College Of Law, University of Utah

Biography

Education

  • Licence, Maitrise 1982, Law, Saint Joseph's University, Lebanon
  • LLM 1983, Law, Georgetown University. Project: Forum non conveniens
  • Phd 1990, Law, University of London, SOAS. Project: The Renaissance of Islamic Law

Honors & Awards

  • Middle East Studies Association's Albert Hourani Prize for The Renewal of Islamic Law. Middle East Studies Association's Albert Hourani Prize for The Renewal of Islamic Law, 2013
  • Presidential Professor of Law. 2009
  • European Commission 'Success Story', EU Jean Monnet Program, Brussels 2007. European Commission 'Success Story', 2007
  • Leading Human Right Defender', Carter Center 2005. Carter Center 2005, 2005
  • EU Centre for Excellence' for the Jean Monnet Chair, Brussels 2004. 'EU Centre for Excellence' for the Jean Monnet Chair, 2004
  • Honorary President, Lebanese Association for the Philosophy of Law 2004. Lebanese Association for the Philosophy of Law 2004, 2004
  • Kluge Scholar. 09/2002

Biography

Chibli Mallat joined the faculty of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law as Professor of Middle Eastern Law and Politics in 2007. He was named Presidential Professor in 2009, and served between 2008 and 2010 as Senior Legal Advisor to the Global Justice Project: Iraq.

He also holds the EU Jean Monnet Chair of Law at Saint Joseph's University in Lebanon. He has held research and teaching positions in the US at Princeton University, Yale Law School, the University of Virginia Law School, the Library of Congress, University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law, in Europe at London University''s School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of Lyon, and in Lebanon at Saint Joseph's University and the Islamic University.

Mallat spent 2011 at Harvard law school as the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Visiting Professor of Islamic Legal Studies. He taught at Yale law school in Fall 2012 as Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow. His latest work focuses on the philosophy of nonviolence.

Affiliations

  • Yale Law School, Middle East Legal Studies Committee, Member, 01/2014 - present
  • Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Member, 01/2007 - present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 01/2007 - present
  • EU Jean Monnet Professors Program, Member, 01/2001 - present
  • Beirut Bar Association, Member, 01/1990 - present

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