Zachary R. Calo | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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Zachary R. Calo

Zachary R. Calo


Professor
College of Law & Public Policy

  • Phone+974-4454-1938
  • Office locationRoom C.03.018, Third Floor, College of Islamic Studies Building

Biography

Zachary R. Calo is Professor of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University. He is also Research Scholar in Law and Religion at Valparaiso University, Fellow of the Emory University Center for the Study of Law and Religion, and Visiting Professor, Faculty of Business and Law, The Open University (UK). He has taught at Valparaiso University Law School, Notre Dame Law School, DePaul University College of Law, and Hangdong International Law School (South Korea), and been a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution and the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. He practiced law at BuckleySandler, LLP in Washington, DC.


Research Interests

  • International and Comparative Law and Religion
  • Religion and Human Rights
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Legal Ethics

Experience

Professor of Law and Swygert Research Fellow

Valparaiso University Law School

2007-2014

Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution

Straus Institute, Pepperdine University School of Law, Los Angeles, USA

2018
  • PhD Candidate

    The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

    2017
  • PhD

    The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

    2007
  • JD

    The University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, USA

    2005
  • MA

    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

    1997
  • BA

    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

    1997

Selected Publications

  • Agape, Justice, and Law, Zachary Calo and Robert Cochran, eds

    (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

    2017
  • Law, Religion, and Secular Order

    Journal of Law, Religion, and State (2017)

    2017
  • The Secularity of Law and the Freedom From Religion

    Forthcoming (2017) in Freedom of and for Religion: Conceptualization a Common Right, eds., Cole Durham, Javier Martinez-Torrón & Donlu Thayer (Routledge, 2017)

    2017
  • Religion and the Future of Human Rights

    Forthcoming (2017)

    2017
  • Religious Violence, Human Rights, and European Secularism

    Forthcoming (2017)

    2017
  • Theological Jurisprudence and Secular Order

    Forthcoming (2017)

    2017
  • Catholic Social Thought and Human Rights

    74 American Journal of Economics and Sociology 93 (2015)

    2015
  • Constructing the Secular: Law and Religion Jurisprudence in Europe and the United States

    European University Institute Papers, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies (2014)

    2014
  • Christianity, Islam, and Secular Law

    39 Ohio Northern Law Review 879 (2013)

    2013