Mahmoud Masud

Mahmoud Masud

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    Accepting PhD Students

    20162024

    Research activity per year

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    Biography

    Dr Mahmoud Masud is an Assistant Professor in Law who has been teaching at Coventry University since 2017. Mahmoud supervises students at UG and PG levels and Leads Modules including Equity and Trust, Land Law, Legal Methods, Law for Business Organisations and international Placements. Additionally, Mahmoud is the Lead for Academic Conduct and Student Mobility for the Law School, and part of the Academic Progress Coach, the Religious and Faith and the Quality in Education Committees.

    Mahmoud adopts innovative and inclusive teaching methods to promote engagement and inclusivity, and to contribute towards creating an outstanding student experience. As an Academic Progress Coach, Mahmoud provides the students with one-to-one and group (academic and personal) support and devotes additional support hours to reach those who require additional support.

    As an Academic Conduct Lead for CLS, Mahmoud provides support and training to students and staff on academic integrity while emphasising to the students the importance of such process to their academic progression and future professional career.

    Research Interests

    Mahmoud has a particular interest in International Criminal and Islamic Human Rights Law. Mahmoud is passionate about comparative research, with minority groups at the centre. Mahmoud's PhD research project examined the possibility of achieving harmonisation between Islamic and International Human Rights Law on issues pertaining to the regulation of offensive and anti-religious expression. Mahmoud's research interests extend beyond free speech and minority rights to women's rights in Islam, Islamophobia as an upsurging global concern and the impact and regulation of war from historical and contemporary perspectives.

    PhD Project

    Mahmoud's PhD title is "Conceptual and legal harmonisation of offensive anti-religious speech: Reconciling the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights with the approach of Muslim States for the protection of Islamic beliefs, and Muslim and non-Muslim minority groups"

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Education/Academic qualification

    Fellowship in Higher Education - FHEA, Postgraduate Certificate, Coventry University

    20172020

    Award Date: 17 Oct 2020

    Law, Degree, Masters in Law LLM, Coventry University

    Award Date: 1 Sept 2016

    Law, Degree, International Law, Coventry University

    Award Date: 20 Jul 2015

    Law, Doctorate, Conceptual and legal harmonisation of offensive anti-religious speech: Reconciling the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights with the approach of Muslim States for the protection of Islamic beliefs, and Muslim and non-Muslim minority groups, Coventry University

    20192023

    External positions

    External Reviewer, The European Journal of Legal Education

    Jul 2023 → …

    External Reviewer , The Journal of Corporate Law & Governance Review

    Jul 2023 → …

    External Reviewer , Oxford University Press

    Jul 2021 → …

    External Reviewer, Pearson Education Press

    2020 → …

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