The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) extends its warm congratulations to its AHRC Honorary Executive Board Member for being this year’s recipient of the Sandra Flynn Professor of the Year Award at Murray State University. Each year Murray State University’s International Students present this award to a professor for outstanding support of them both in and outside of the classroom. This award is officially presented during International Honors Day in April. This award is named in the memory of Dr. Sandy Flynn, a faculty member and an assistant provost, who was a strong advocate for International Students and International Education.Dr. Ihsan Alkhatib is an assistant professor of Public Law at Murray State University. His research is focused on Arab and Muslim Americans and the legal system. Dr. Alkhatib has a law degree from the University of Toledo and a PhD from Wayne State University. Dr. Alkhatib practiced law for more than ten years in Michigan before teaching full time at Murray State University in Kentucky.
“Dr. Alkhatib’s contributions to education are exemplary. We are very proud of his achievements and academic accomplishments,” said Dr. Opada Alzohaili, AHRC President.
“A well deserved recognition to an outstanding educator, activist and humanitarian,” said Imad Hamad, AHRC Executive Director. “Dr. Alkhatib is a scholar of conscience and a passionate human rights voice and we are very proud of him,” added Mr. Hamad.