Mohamed Serag is professor of Islamic studies at the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations at the American University in Cairo. Serag was a professor and head of the Islamic Law Department at the Alexandria University Faculty of Law, Egypt; a visiting professor at Sana’a University in Yemen; chair of the Department of Islamic Law at Cairo University; assistant and associate professor of law at the International Islamic University in Islamabad; and associate professor of Islamic Studies at Cairo University. He authored, translated, and co-edited numerous books on Islamic law, including books on the Islamic law of trusts; Islamic legal theory and practice; Islamic laws of contract, inheritance, and bequests; the Islamic banking system; and torts in Islam.
- Mohamed Serag (Muhammad Ahmad Siraj) and Ahmad Ali Dabash (translators), Tafsir al-qawanin: Al-Nass wa al-siyaq wa al-tafsir al-maqasidi by Elmer Dreidger. (Kuwait: Markaz Nuhud lil-dirasat wa al-buhuth, 2021)
- Fi ‘usul al-nizam al-qanuni al-Islami: Dirasa muqarina li-‘ilm usul al-fiqh wa tatbiqatihi al-fiqhiyya wa al-qanuniyya, Nouhoud Center for Studies and Publications, 2020.
BA 1966, MA 1971, PhD 1976, Cairo University.