Dr. Mohamed Y. Mattar is a Senior Research Professor of International Law and Executive Director of The Protection Project at The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). His professional expertise is in comparative and international law, especially international human rights and trafficking in persons. For over ten years, Mohamed Mattar has worked in more than 50 countries to promote state compliance with international human rights standards and has advised governments on drafting and implementing anti-human trafficking legislation. He teaches courses on “International Business and Human Rights,” “International Trafficking in Persons,” “Islamic Law,” and “International Contract Law.” He received his Doctor of Juridical Sciences (S.J.D.) and Master of Laws (LL.M) from Tulane University, his Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.) from the University of Miami, and his License en Droit (LL.B.) from Alexandria University.