Khalil M. Habib
Dr. Khalil M. Habib is associate professor of philosophy and Director of the Pell Honors Program at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island (USA), where he also teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Islamic philosophy, ancient, medieval, early and late modern political thought. He received his B.A in political science from the University of Maine, his M.A. in political science from the University of Toronto and Ph.D. in philosophy in philosophy from Boston University. His essay on Aristophanes' "Birds" was published in The Grotesque (Bloom's Literary Themes), edited by Harold Bloom and Blake Hobby, and his essay on Tocqueville and Machiavelli was recently published as a chapter in Alexis de Tocqueville and the Art of Democratic Statesmanship, edited by L. Joseph Hebert, Jr. and Brian Danoff. His essay on Ibn Khaldun, entitled, "Federalism of Islam: Ibn Khaldun on Islam and Politics," appears as a chapter in The Ashgate Research Companion to Federalism, edited by Ann and Lee Ward. Dr. Habib is an award winning teacher and is available to speak to groups, facilitate workshops and lead retreats.