His book, Islam and Liberal Citizenship (Oxford University Press, 2009), is an exploration of Islamic juridical discourse on the rights, loyalties and obligations of Muslim minorities in liberal polities. It won the 2009 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion from the American Academy of Religion (Constructive-Reflective Studies Category). He has published articles on religion, liberalism and Islamic law in, amongst others, American Political Science Review, Philosophy & Public Affairs, Journal of Political Philosophy, Cardozo Law Review and Islamic Law and Society. He is presently working on issues related to blasphemy in Islamic thought, the modern reconstruction of Islamic law in response to secularism and colonialism, and the problem of justice in non-Islamic states.
He also works with the Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) on issues related to the Islamic laws of war and International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
His published and working papers can be accessed via SSRN.
D.Phil., University of Oxford, 2006
M.Phil., University of Oxford, 2002
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Islamic Law & Ethics