The OLPP is proud to announce that Mohamad Al-Hakim (a true product of the OLPP – doctoral candidate in philosophy at York University, Nathanson Graduate Fellow at Osgoode Hall Law School, and former MA student in philosophy at McMaster University) was recently appointed as an Assistant Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University (effective Fall 2012). Mohamad’s work focuses on the relationship between political liberalism and minority rights (notably, Islamic minorities) as well as criminal law theory. Many congratulations from all at the OLPP!
Al-Hakim’s recent publications include:
‘Hate Crimes, Punishment and the Fundamental Principles of Justice’ (New Criminal Law Review, Forthcoming 2012)
‘Liberalism, Value Pluralism, and the Need for Cultural Recognition’ in Mbonimpa and Copeman (eds.) Freedom of Expression: Culture and Religion (University of Sudbury Press, 2011), pp. 125-137 =
‘Locating the Limits to Negotiation: Islam, Human Rights, and Citizenship’ Transnational Legal Theory 1(4), pp. 619-28 (2010)
‘Making Room for Hate Crime Legislation in Liberal Societies’ Criminal Law and Philosophy, 4(3), pp. 341-58 (2010)