Dr. Mohammed Ghaly is Professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics at the Research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE) at CIS. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Islamic Studies from Al-Azhar University (Egypt) and Master of Arts and PhD degrees in the same specialization from Leiden University, the Netherlands.
The intersection of Islamic ethics and biomedical sciences is Ghaly’s main specialization, and he is presently the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Islamic Ethics (published by Brill). Ghaly has lectured on Islamic (bio)ethics at many universities worldwide including Imperial College London, Oxford University, University of Oslo, University of Chicago and Georgetown University.
Besides his book, Islam and Disability: Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence (Routledge, 2010), and the edited volumes, Islamic Perspectives on the Principles of Biomedical Ethics (Imperial College & World Scientific, 2016) and Islamic Ethics and the Genome Question (Brill, 2019), Ghaly is the single author of more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and serves on the editorial board of a number of academic journals. He is also the Lead Principal Investigator (LPI) and research consultant of a number of funded research projects.
Research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE), CIS, HBKUMarch 2014-Present
Research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE), HBKUSeptember 2013-Present
Faculty of Religious Studies, Leiden UniversityOctober 2007-2013
Faculty of Religious Studies, Leiden UniversitySeptember 2006-October 2007
Faculty of Religious Studies, Leiden UniversityJanuary-August 2006
Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings, 5th Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.2014
In Hofstee, W., & van der Kooij, A. (Eds.), Religion Beyond its Private Role in Society. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. 83-114.2013
The Question of Legal Capacity in Focus. Journal of Disability & Religion. 23(3). 251–278.2019
Die Welt des Islams. 55(3-4). 286-311.2015
Islamic Law and Society. 21(3). 157-208.2014
An Example of Transnational Islamic Bioethics. Journal of Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy. 15(2). 207-220.2012
The Challenges of Developing a Unified Program, Leiden University as a Study Case. Journal of Islamic Theology and Religious Education. (1)1. 57-70.2011