Khaled Beydoun to Receive ADC Advocate of the Year Award
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| August 28th, 2017 | Every year, The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) presents awards to individuals who have dedicated themselves to protecting the civil rights and liberties of all Americans. ADC is proud to announce that Professor Khaled A. Beydoun will receive the Advocate of the Year Award at our Civil Rights Luncheon during ADC’s 37th Annual National Convention
in Washington, DC.
Professor Beydoun will be joining us on Saturday, September 23rd at the Marriott Wardman Hotel, where the rest of the Convention will also take place. The Luncheon will begin at 12:30pm in the Thurgood Marshall Ballroom. We hope to see our members and friends there!
About the Awardee:
Khaled A. Beydoun is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and Senior Affiliated Faculty at the University of California-Berkley Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project.
A Critical Race Theorist, Professor Beydoun’s research examines the legal construction of Arab and Muslim American identity, the foundational and modern development of Islamophobia, and the intersection of national security policy, civil liberties and citizenship. A leading scholar on legal matters germane to civil rights and Muslim America, Professor Beydoun’s scholarship has been featured in top law journals, including: the Columbia Law Review, the California Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, the Harvard Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review, and the Illinois Law Review. His book, Islamophobia: An American Story (Univ. of California Press), will be released in early 2018.
Click here to read Professor Beydoun’s full bio.
IMPORTANT REMINDER: The deadline to receive ADC special rates for the Convention as well as accommodation at the Marriott is August 31, 2017.
Please click here to reserve your rooms if you have not already done so.