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Mohamad Al-Hakim

Assistant Professor
Office: RH 105

Dr. Al-Hakim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication & Philosophy at Florida Gulf Coast University. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts (philosophy and psychology) and a Master of Arts from McMaster University and completed his Doctorate at York University (Toronto Canada). His research focuses on issues in political and legal philosophy dealing with issues of justice and rights. Dr. Al-Hakim has also published several articles on the subject of hate crimes as well as public service ethics.For a more detailed bio, please visit

Selected Publications

  • Dimock, S., Al-Hakim, M., MacSweeney, G., Barone, A., and Antonacci, A. Ethics in the Public Service: Trust, Integrity and Democracy (Nelson Publishing, 2013)
  • Al-Hakim, M. and Dimock, S. 'Hate as an Aggravating Factor in Sentencing' New Criminal Law Review, Volume 15: Issue 4, 2012, pp. 572-610
  • Al-Hakim M. 'Liberalism, Value Pluralism, and the Need for Cultural Recognition' in Mbonimpa and Copeman (eds.) Freedom of Expression: Culture and Religion (University of Sudbury Press, 2011), pp. 125-137
  • Al-Hakim, M. 'Making Room for Hate Crime Legislation in Liberal Societies' Criminal Law and Philosophy, Volume 4: Issue 3 (October, 2010), pp. 341-358

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