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Dr Mohammad Sarshar

Lecturer - Law

Dr Mohammad Sarshar

About Research



Mohammad is a Lecturer in Law at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, and a Teaching Fellow in the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London. Mohammad is the Executive Director of the Queen Mary Centre for Law, Democracy, and Society. He is, also, a Member of Philosophy, Law, and Politics Steering and Oversight Committee, which comprises doctoral students across seven institutions: Oxford, Cambridge, Queen Mary University of London, King’s College, LSE, Surrey, and UCL. Further, Mohammad is an Editorial Assistant of the Queen Mary Law Journal. Previously, Mohammad worked as a legal advisor.

Mohammad is currently completing his PhD at Queen Mary University of London, where he has been awarded a Graduate Teaching Assistantship scholarship. Mohammad holds an LLM in Human Rights (Distinction) from the University of London, where he was awarded the Sir Bernard Schreier Postgraduate Scholarship. Mohammad completed his LPC (Distinction) at London Metropolitan University and his LLB (First Class Honours) at the University of London.

Mohammad’s primary research interests lie in jurisprudence, international law, human rights, and, particularly, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Mohammad’s PhD project examines the universal application of human rights.

Academic responsibilities

  • International and European Labour Law, LLM
  • Law and Justice in a Globalised World, LLM
  • European Law
  • Sources of Law and Academic Legal Skills
  • Practical Legal Skills, Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Dissertation Supervisor (LLB and LLM)


Research profile

Conference papers

  • The Society of Legal Scholars
  • ‘Human Rights Universalism: Is A Theory of Human Rights Based on Self-Evident Basic Goods Plausible?’ (2021)
  • The Society of Legal Scholars
  • ‘Human Rights Universalism: Advocating Human Rights Through Rawls’s Original Position’ (2020)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, Society of Legal Scholars
  • Member, Socio-Legal Studies Association

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