Dr. Mu'taz A. Al Khatib
Associate Professor of Methodology and Ethics

Dr. Mutaz Al Khatib is Associate Professor of Islamic Moral Philosophy, and the coordinator of the MA Program in Applied Islamic Ethics at the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) and the Research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE). He was a visiting fellow at Zentrum Moderner Orien (ZMO) in Berlin (2006), and a visiting scholar at the Forum Transregional Studien, Berlin (2013-2012). Al-Khatib was a visiting lecturer at the American University of Beirut, the Islamic University of Beirut, and Qatar University. He has delivered lectures and participated in conferences at Oxford University, University of Cambridge, Princeton University, Florida University, Berkeley School of Law, Tubingen University, University of Ludwig-Maximilians, Osnabruck University, and other universities worldwide. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Islamic Ethics and the book series Studies in Islamic Ethics both published by Brill. He is Principal Investigator (PI) of a large-scale project on genomics and Islamic ethics funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). Al Khatib is the author of The Textual Critical Approach to Ḥadīth: a Study of the Methods of Traditionalists and Jurists (Beirut: Arab Network for Studies and Publishing, 2011), and The Justified Violence: Shari’a versus the People and the State (Cairo: Dar Almashriq, 2017). He also edited several books and published over 30 academic articles in Arabic and English, some published by Brill and Oxford.