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Faisal Kutty

Associate Professor of Law & Director of the International LL.M. Program, Valparaiso University, Adjunct Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall and counsel to KSM Law

Faisal Kutty is an Associate Professor of Law and Director of the international LL.M. Program at Valparaiso University Law School in Indiana and an adjunct professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto. He co-founded the Toronto-based law firm KSM Law. He has spoken and written extensively on national security, Islamic law, legal pluralism, religion and law, and human rights. He has been selected for inclusion in The Muslim 500: The World’s Most Influential Muslims compiled by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Amman, Jordan for the past seven consecutive years. He is a regular columnist for the Pakistani daily, The Express Tribune His work also regularly appears in The Toronto Star and the Middle East Eye His articles also have appeared in the Globe and Mail, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, National Post, Arab News, Indian Express, Al-Ahram Weekly, Jakarta Post, Jurist, Lawyers Weekly, Counterpunch, etc. Some of his academic pieces may be accessed at SSRN.