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About Mashood A. Baderin

Mashood Baderin is currently Professor of Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He was formerly Professor of Law at the Brunel Law School, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London; Reader in International Human Rights Law and Director of the International Law and Human Rights Unit, School of Law, University of the West of England, Bristol. He had also previously taught law at the School of Law, University of Nottingham, and the School of Law, University of Southampton. He has also been a Visiting Professor to the American University of Paris, Paris, France, and the Islamic Science University of Malaysia, Nilai, Malaysia. He is a qualified and experienced Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He is founding co-editor of the Muslim World Journal of Human Rights (http://www.bepress.com/mwjhr/). Mashood researches in the areas of Islamic Law, International Law, International and Comparative Human Rights Law, Human Rights and Islamic Law, with particular interest in the interaction between International Law, Human Rights Law and Islamic Law in Muslim States. He has been a consultant on Human Rights and Islamic Law for different government departments and institutions, and has been invited to present papers in his area of research at many national and international conferences, workshops and seminars. His publications include International Human Rights and Islamic Law (OUP, 2003, 2005), Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Action (OUP, 2007), International Law and Islamic Law (Ashgate, 2008), International Human Rights Law: Six Decades after the UDHR and Beyond (Ashgate, 2010), and several articles in different international academic journals.
He was appointed by the UN Human Rights Council in 2012 as the UN Independent Expert for the situation of Human Rights in the Sudan.

Positions

Present Professor of Law, SOAS, University of London
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Disciplines

Law

Research Interests

Islamic Law; International Law, International and Comparative Human Rights Law; Human Rights and Islamic Law; Interaction of International Law, Human Rights Law and Islamic Law in Muslim States.

Contact Information

School of Law,
SOAS, University of London,
Thornhaugh Street,
Russell Square,
London, WC1H 0XG,
United Kingdom.


Articles (8)

Books (6)

Contributions to Books (2)