Ahmed Abdelgawad Mohamed is the Research Assistant for the Inclusive America Project at the Aspen Institute. As part of his research assistance at the Aspen Institute, Ahmed will focus on the relation between law and religion, religious freedom laws, religious exemptions, law and society.
Ahmed is an Egyptian lecturer, researcher, and 2020-2021 Fulbright scholar who recently completed his LL.M. in Comparative Constitutional Law and Human rights at University of Texas Law. Ahmed received his first law degree, with special emphasis on Islamic jurisprudence and civil law, at Al-Azhar University in 2012. He also holds a Master of Philosophy in Legislation from the Faculty of Law at Alexandria Universit. For the last five years, Ahmed worked as a Lecturer of a Comparative Legal Studies in the Faculty of Law at The British University in Egypt. He is the former Director of Research & Development at the Arab Network for Research & Publishing in Beirut and the former Assistant Director of the Research Center for Law & Emerging Technology in the Faculty of Law at The British University in Egypt. Ahmed’s current research focuses on the role of religion in the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court, the comparative legal systems, and the many ethical implications of emerging technologies. His research work interacts primarily with the jurisprudence of the First and Fourteenth Amendments.
Outside of these involvements, Ahmed can often be found following new international decorations, studying historical arts, working on his graphic designs, or making new friends.