Tayyab Mahmud

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Tayyab MahmudPlease describe any professional and extra-curricular activities in which you are engaged that are related to social justice. Such activities can encompass a wide range: examples include service on non-profit bodies or on commissions, pro-bono representation, fact-finding, and other professional and extra-curricular activities.

  • I teach Global Justice Practicum. Students in this Practicum work with real life legal problems faced by grassroots community organization.
  • In my Globalization and the Law class, our primary focus is to examine how lives of the poor and the marginalized are effected by Globalization.
  • I serve of the Board of Governors of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT), a formation of progressive law professors working for justice, diversity and excellence in legal education.
  • I serve on the Steering Committee of the Board of Directors of LatCrit, a formation of progressive scholars working for the development of critical theory, praxis and community.
  • I often appear on a pro bono as an expert witness in asylum cases.

Please describe any scholarly projects in which you have or are engaged that involve social justice.

  • My current scholarly projects that involve social justice issues focused on the following:
    • The debt economy
    • Legacies of colonialism
    • Intersections of imperialism and international law
    • Structures of social subordination.

For more information, please visit Professor Mahmud's Faculty Profile Page.