Khaled Abou El Fadl November 14, 2006

Considered by some to be the most important and influential Islamic thinker in the modern age, Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl is an accomplished Islamic jurist and scholar. A professor at the UCLA School of Law, Abou El Fadl is an expert on Islamic law, immigration, human rights, and international and national security law. As both a world-renowned expert in Islamic law and an American attorney, Dr. Abou El Fadl brings a unique perspective on the current state of issues facing Islam in the West. Abou El Fadl is a staunch advocate for, and defender of, women’s rights, the subject of many of his writings. As a critical and powerful voice against puritan and Wahhabi Islam today, he appears regularly in national and international media, including CNN, NBC, PBS, NPR, and Voice of America.