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  Mohammad Hassan Khalil

    Office: 731 Wells Hall


   EDUCATION

   Ph.D., University of Michigan 2007

   M.A., University of Michigan 2004

   B.A. with High Distinction, University of Michigan 2001

 

PRINCIPAL SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Islamic Thought

BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

Mohammad Hassan Khalil is an associate professor of Religious Studies, an adjunct professor of Law, and Director of the Muslim Studies Program. Before returning to his hometown of East Lansing, Michigan, he was an assistant professor of Religion and visiting professor of Law at the University of Illinois. He specializes in Islamic thought and is author of Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question (Oxford University Press, 2012) and editor of Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has presented papers at various national and international conferences, and has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on various topics, from bioethics to early Islamic historiography to contemporary conversion narratives to soteriology to jihad.

COURSES

REL 330 Islam

REL 430 The Qur'an and Its Interpreters

REL 432 Modern Muslim Thought

LAW 545F Introduction to Islamic Law