Professor Dato’ Dr Mohammad Hashim Kamali is Founding CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, Malaysia.
He served as Professor of Islamic Law and Jurisprudence at the International Islamic University Malaysia (1985-2004), then Dean of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) from 2004-2006. He was Asst. Professor at McGill University’s Institute of Islamic Studies; Visiting Professor at Capital University, Ohio; and the Wissenschaftskolleg, Berlin. He was a member of the Constitution Review Commission of Afghanistan (2003), and a UN shariah expert on the constitutions of Iraq, the Maldives and Somalia (2004-2005).
He has published over 260 academic articles and 46 books. His works have been translated into many languages. He received the Isma’il al-Faruqi Award for Academic Excellence twice, in 1995 and 1997. He is listed in a number of leading Who’s Who in the world. He features in the book The 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World (2009, 2010, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022). He is a recipient of the King Abdullah II International Award 2010 in recognition of his intellectual contributions towards serving Islam and Muslims.