Mahmoud Youness

Peace Studies & Political Science

Mahmoud Youness (peace studies and political science) studied neural and behavioral sciences (M.Sc.) at the Max Planck Research School in Tübingen, Germany, and Philosophy (M.A.) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon. He is the translator (into Arabic) of Saul Kripke’s Naming and Necessity (2013) and William James’s Varieties of Religious Experience (in press). Mahmoud is a Notre Dame Presidential Fellow and a Mullen Family Fellow.


He is interested in questions of moral and social psychology, religion and politics, and the history of political thought, mainly in its Islamic and Western variations.