International Law Advisor

Dr. Seyed Masoud Noori

 Seyed Masoud Noori is an Iranian American law professor, Islamic issues researcher, and journalist focusing on the relationship between Islamic law/Sharia and the international human rights law system. In addition to a Ph.D. in Private Law, he has more than 20 years of experience in studying, teaching, and researching Islamic Law.His professional experiences include working with UNICEF, UNDP, and ICRC. Before joining CHRGJ as a Scholar in Residence, he was a visiting scholar at Trinity University (San Antonio, TX), and he taught courses related to current issues in the Middle East. Before that, he served as research director of the Center for the Study of Islam & the Middle East (CSIME), a Washington DC-based NGO. His research interests and activities include children's rights, legal clinics, Islam and the environmental crisis, interfaith dialogue, constitution Muslim countries, religion, and politics in the Middle East. He is a voting member of Global Alliance of persons committed to achieving Justice through Education (GAJE), and a member of its Communication Committee, as well as World Religion Parliament and works with some journals as a member of the editorial boar