News Release: Faculty Experts, International, Law

Oct. 20,  2011

Future of Libya: Emory Experts Available

Emory University has faculty experts available to discuss the situation in Libya, the death of Moammar Gadhafi, and what the future of the country and transitional government may be.

Abdullahi An-Na'im: An-Na'im is a world-renowned scholar of Islam and human rights and is the Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory. Prior to joining Emory, he was the executive director of Human Rights Watch/Africa. His expertise includes Islam, human rights, contemporary law and constitutionalism in Islamic and African countries.

An-Na'im discusses the future of Libya after Gadhafi:

Contact: or 404.727.1198

Vince Cornell: Cornell is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Middle East and Islamic Studies. He is an expert in contemporary Islamic reform, extremism, and Islam and the West.

Contact: or 404.727.8182

Ken Stein: Stein is the William E. Schatten Professor of Contemporary Middle Eastern History, Political Science and Israeli Studies and the Director of the Middle East Research Program. His expertise includes American foreign policy in the Middle East and the modern Arab world.

Contact: or 404.727.4472


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