Headshot of Mohammad Khalil, Ph.D.

Mohammad Khalil, Ph.D.

Mohammad Hassan Khalil is a Professor of Religious Studies, an adjunct professor of Law, and Director of the Muslim Studies Program. Before returning to his hometown of East Lansing, Michigan, he was an assistant professor of Religion and visiting professor of Law at the University of Illinois. He specializes in Islamic thought and is author of Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism (Cambridge University Press, 2017); and editor of Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has presented papers at various national and international conferences, and has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on various topics, from early Islamic historiography to bioethics.







Dr Mohammad Khalil presents on Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism at the 10th Annual Conference in Washington DC

Mohammad Khalil, Ph.D

"Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism" presented by Mohammad Khalil, Ph.D. at the 10th Annual MMH Conference in Washington DC


Dr Khalil speaks at an event at Michigan State University Libraries, the Muslim Journeys Book Club.

Dr Khalil

Dr Khalil speaks at an event at Michigan State University, as part of the Muslim Studies Program

Dr Khalil

Dr Mohammad Khalil speaks the 8th Annual Conference on "American Law/Sharia Law:

2018 Muslim Mental Health Conference Jihad and 9/11 Panel

Mohammad Khalil - Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism

Talat Hamdani - A Mother Remembers Her Son, A Muslim-American First Responder Who Died On 9/11

Mohammad Khalil | Muslims in the Midwest

Presentation at Michigan State University's Global Digital Humanities Symposium, April 2016

ISIS, Jihad, and Islamic Law

Lecture by Mohammad Khalil, associate professor of Religious Studies at Michigan State University, on August 23, 2017.

Dr. Khalil's PowerPoint can be found at​ Dr. Khalil's visit was hosted by Penn State's Department of History and co-sponsored by the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum and the Center for Global Studies

Muslim Studies Program 13th Annual Conference Day 1, 2nd panel

Muslim Studies Program 13th Annual Conference Michigan State University

Theme: Islam, Environmental Science and Conservation Michigan State University Panel 2: Islam and Environmental Activism-Part II: Assessing Problems and Proposed Solutions Jonathan Brockopp (Penn State University), “Climate Change in the Muslim World: Starting a Conversation” (via Zoom) Gretel Van Wieren (Michigan State University), “Religion and Food for a Hot Planet” Includes Q & A