Youcef Soufi appointed Assistant Professor without review

Youcef Soufi will start as Assistant Professor without review this September. He is currently completing his PhD at the Centre for Religious Studies at the University of Toronto on the use of Usul al-Fiqh in disputation in classical Islamic law. He has an article on the historiography of Usul al-Fiqh in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Islamic Law.  He also has an MA (University of Victoria, 2009) in Political Science and Cultural, Social and Political Thought where his areas of focus were: Aristotelian ethics; Talal Asad and Liberalism; and Islam and multiculturalism. Welcome!