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Muslim Studies Staff

Director - Mohammad Hassan Khalil


Wells Hall, 619 Red Cedar Rd Room C731 


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


Mohammad Hassan Khalil is a 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 Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism (Cambridge University Press, 2017); 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 early Islamic historiography to bioethics.

Lead - Laura Large


International Center, 427 N Shaw Lane, Rm 304