Mohsen Kadivar

Mohsen Kadivar is a Research Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University. He earned his B.A. in Islamic Studies and M.A. in Islamic Theology from Qom University and Ph.D. in Islamic Philosophy and Theology from Tarbiat Modarres University.

Professor Kadivar researches classical and modern Islamic thought, theology, law, and ethics. He also write on Qur’anic studies and Shi’i political thought in addition to the intersection of Islam and modernity.

Representative Publications

Kadivar, Mohsen. “Revisiting Women’s Rights in Islam. Egalitarian Justice in Lieu of Deserts-based Justice.” Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law: Justice and Ethics in the Islamic Legal Process. IB Tauris (2013): 213-235.

Kadivar, Mohsen. “Human Rights and Intellectual Islam.” New Directions in Islamic Thought: Exploring Reform and Muslim Tradition (2009): 47-73.

Kadivar, Mohsen. “An Introduction to the Public and Private Debate in Islam.” Social Research (2003): 659-680.

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