DR. MUHAMMAD AKBAR KHAN

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Muhammad Akbar Khan is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Shariah & Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad. Dr. Akbar Khan holds Ph.D. (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence), LL.M. and LL.B. (Hons.) Shariah & Law degrees from the International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan. Dr. Akbar Khan has also attended the School of Law, University of Manchester, United Kingdom and Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada as a visiting professor. Dr. Akbar Khan has research interests in areas of Law & Religion, Comparative Law, Legal & Political Thought, Legal Systems, Contemporary Issues in Shariah & Law, Islamic Finance, Islamic Commercial Law, Islamic Family Laws, Legal Education, Law Reforms, etc. Dr. Akbar Khan has published in well recognized research journals. Dr. Akbar Khan has also supervised numerous Ph.D. and LL.M. thesis and served as an external evaluator of various universities.

Akbar Khan

Education

  • HEC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada.
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Law & Jurisprudence) from International Islamic University, Islamabad, 2010-2015. Dissertation: “Consumer Protection in Shariah & Law: A Comparative Study of Product Liability in Islamic and English Laws”.
  • Visiting Researcher, Law School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • LL.M. (Islamic Commercial Law) from International Islamic University, Islamabad, 2007-2009. Dissertation: “Consumer Protection in Islamic Law: An Analytical Study”.
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons) Shariah & Law from International Islamic University, Islamabad, 2002-2007.

Experience

  • Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Shariah & Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad.
  • Research interests in Law & Religion, Comparative Law, Legal & Political Thought, Legal Systems, Contemporary Issues in Shariah & Law, Islamic Finance, Islamic Commercial Law, Islamic Family Laws, Legal Education, Law Reforms, etc.
  • Published in well-recognized research journals.
  • Supervised numerous Ph.D. and LL.M. theses.
  • Served as an external evaluator for various universities.

Academic Positions

  • Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, (2022-2023).
  • Chairman, Department of Law, Faculty of Shariah & Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad (2021-2022).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Faculty of Shariah & Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad. (2015- till date).
  • Visiting Researcher, School of Law, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, (2013).
  • Lecturer, Department of Law, Faculty of Shariah & Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad. (2010-2015).
  • Research Fellow, Shariah Academy, International Islamic University, Islamabad (2010).