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University of Cambridge
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    Dr Mohamed Moussa

    Murray Edwards College
    Huntingdon Road
    CB3 0DF

    Fellow in Law



    Degrees &  Honours:     

    LLB, LLM, PhD

    Awards & Prizes:    

    • Fulbright Scholarship 
    • Cambridge Trust IsDB Scholarship
    • Harvard Academic Writing Fellowship 
    • Yale Fox Fellowship

    Research Interests:    

    Constitutional Law, Federalism, EU and Comparative Law 


    Mohamed's research cuts across constitutional theory and comparative constitutional law (UK, EU, US and MENA jurisdictions) with emphasis on questions of sovereignty, federalism, fundamental rights and social conflict. 

    Mohamed holds a PhD from Cambridge and an LLM from Harvard Law School which he earned as a Fulbright Scholar. Prior to his academic career, he held multiple professional posts, including as a judge and legislative reform adviser. He also clerked at the U.S Federal District Court of Massachusetts during his studies in the US. 


    • Mohamed Moussa, Beyond Incomplete Dichotomies: A Structural Typology of Dual Rights in the EU and the US (2023) German Law Journal, Forthcoming.
    • M. Moussa, ‘The ‘Absent Word’ Canon and Asymmetrical Sovereignty’ " Dec 2022, U.K. Const. L. Blog
    • Mohamed Moussa, ‘On Sovereign Bonds & Marijuana: Comparing Supremacy Limits in the EU and the US’ (2021) (28) Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 834. 
    • With Ali Mansour, The Supreme Court and the Constitutionalisation of International Human Rights Treaties' (2022) (1) Public Law, 144.