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  1. Abdul Azeez Yusuf
  2. Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Islamic Civilization, University of Technology Malaysia (UTM)
  3. Ph.D Law; LL.A; LL.B; M.A; FCBAN; FIIMUM; FCGSIG
  4. Law
  5. University of Technology Malaysia (UTM)
  6. yusufaazeez@utm.my
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Bio
  • 20 years of academic and administrative working experience.
  • 20 years experience in teaching Comparative Law (Common Law & Islamic Law) at the tertiary institutions.
  • Served as Principal and administrative officer for some reputable academic institutions and humanitarian organizations.
  • Initiated standard Social Sciences and Humanities curriculum for various institutions of higher learning.
  • Participated in many postgraduate research colloquiums.
  • Served as research assistant to some experts in area of specialization; assisting in tutorials and research.
  • Participated in various international academic conferences, symposia and seminars.
  • Coordinated and represented students and immediate community at various levels.
  • Translated academic & administrative documents from Arabic into English and vice versa.
  • Member of some reputable administrative, academic and humanitarian organizations.
Work Background
  • Sales Clerk – Allahu Ahlam Marketing Company Ikeja Lagos Nigeria, 1978/87
  • Teaching Staff – Daru-Dda’Wat Arabic and Islamic College Isolo Lagos, 1988/89
  • NYSC (Teaching) Department of Religions, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 1993/94
  • Associate Lecturer, Department of Religions, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 1995/96
  • Lecturer, Department of Islamic Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 1997/2000
  • Registrar, College of Higher Education and Islamic Sciences, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 2000/2003
  • Lecturer II, College of Higher Education and Islamic Sciences, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 2003/2004
  • Lecturer I, Dept. of Islamic Studies, Al-Hikmah University Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 2005/2007
  • Leadership and Management Instructor & Trainer, Centre for Extra Curricular Activities, International Islamic University Malaysia, 2008 /2010.
  • Graduate Assistant Tutor, Ahmad Ibrahim Kuliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia, 2008/2010
  • Research Assistant (Translator and Editor on Part-Time), International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2010).
  • Assistant Professor, Insaniah University College, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia (Sept., 2011-2013).
  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Islamic Civilization, Universiti Tecknologi Malaysia, 2012 till date.
Research Contributions
  1. A. Azeez, (1997), Execution of Capital Punishment in the Shariah and the Common Law, Kwara Law review. The Journal of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ilorin, Nigeria. Vol. 6, PP.97-115.
  2. A. Azeez, (1998), Some Aspects of Non-Homicide Capital Offences in the Sharicah and the Common Law: Journal of International and Comparative Law, University of Ilorin, Nigeria, Vol. 2, PP. 49-59.
  3. A. Azeez, (1998), Frequent Capital Offences in Nigeria: A Sharicah Perspective: Kwara Law Review. Journal of the Nigerian Bar Association Ilorin, Nigeria, Vol. 7, PP.58- 71.
  4. A. Azeez, (2000), As-Siyasah fi Shariah Al-Islamiyyah Wal-Qanun Al­Wadin: Unilorin Shariah Journal, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Vol. 1, PP. 140-153.
  5. A. Azeez, (2003), Shariah Perspective of Woman in Marriage: Journal of International and Comparative Law, The Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, Vol. 7, No. 2, PP. 180-192.
  1. A. Azeez, (2005), Religion: A Unifying Factor in Nigeria, Myth or Reality ? Religious Forum Academia (REFA2005), Lagos State, Nigeria. PP. 29-40.
  2. A. Azeez and Haseeb Ansari, (2011), Al-Qadi Abu Ya’la’s Doctrine of the Imamate: Approach and Methodology. Journal of Islamic Law  Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, Indexed in the Index to ISI-Foreign Legal Periodicals                                                                     (IFLP; http://www.law.berkeley.edu/library/iflp/periodicals.htm1#J), ISSN: 0973- 2918. Serials Publications, New Delhi, India. PP. 169-183.
  1. A. Azeez, (2012), Perspective from Shariah on Legal and Human Rights. Global Journal Al Thaqafah, (GJAT); Vol. 2 Issue 2, http://www.gjat.my/gjat122012/1920120202.pdf; ISSN: 2232-0474 | E-ISSN: 2232-0482. Publisher: Kolej Islam, Darul Ridzuan, Perak, Malaysia. Indexed in ISI-Thomas Reuters and also a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
  1. A. Azeez et al, (2014), Al-Qadi Abu Ya‘la: Thoughts and Influence on the Development of Legal Theory of Islamic Civilization and Sciences of Jurisprudence. UMRAN International Journal of Islamic and Civilizational  Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, An International indexed, peer-reviewed and refreed Journal, Universiti Teknologi (UTM) Malaysia. E-ISSN: 2289- 8204. http://jurnalumran.utm.my/index.php/umran/article/view/7.
  1. A. Azeez, (2014), Contributions of Nigerian Traditional Muslim Scholars to Global Peace. Buletin Minda, Faculty of Islamic Civilization, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Vol.2, 21/2014. ISSN: 2289-4551. PP. 12- 14.
  2. A. Azeez et al, (2014), Da‘wah Resurgence and Political Islam in Malaysia. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 140, Indexed in the Web of Science. E-ISSN: 18770428. Publisher: Elsevier BV. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042814033618#. United Kingdom (UK). Pp. 361-366.