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Islam in the Public Square Presents: Ann Elizabeth Mayer (Law, University of Pennsylvania) "Islam and Human Rights: New Perspectives in Recent United Nations Discussions"
Ann Elizabeth Mayer is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She earned a PhD in History from the University of Michigan, a Certificate in Islamic and Comparative Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research areas include Islamic law in contemporary Middle Eastern and North African countries and international human rights law, with an emphasis on women's international human rights. She has published extensively, and the fourth edition of her book Islam and Human Rights appeared in 2007. This lecture is sponsored with Duke Law School and the Center for International and Comparative Law.