Adeel Hussain is an Assistant Professor of Legal and Political Theory at the Institute of Political Science
Adeel Hussain is an Assistant Professor of Legal and Political Theory at the Institute of Political Science.
Adeel holds two state examinations in German law and a Masters and PhD in the history of political thought from the University of Cambridge. Before coming to Leiden, Adeel clerked at the Court of Appeals in Frankfurt, worked for an international law firm, and advised the Government of Afghanistan on constitutional and administrative reform projects. He then set up a pro-bono law clinic that litigates on behalf of refugees. Adeel was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, and the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law.
His research focuses on the political legitimacy of European legal orders, the history of international law, and Muslim political thought in India.
In the 2019/20 academic year, Adeel Hussain is teaching International Law and Global History.
Adeel Hussain considers PhD proposals in the areas of:
- Legal and Political Theory
- Comparative Public Law
- History of International Law
See more information on PhD positions:
- Senior Research Affiliate