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Law educator

Waleed Aly, Australian law educator. Bar: Supreme Court Victoria (in legal practice) 2005. Recipient Young Australian Arab Acheivement award, Australian Arabic Council, 2005, Dean's Commendation, Monash University, Dean Arts, 2008, Dean's award, 2009, Health and Medical Law prize, University Melbourne Law School, 2003. Director Islamic Council Victoria, Melbourne, 2003—2007.

Background

Aly, Waleed was born on August 15, 1978 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Son of Abdel-Moneim and Salwa Aly.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honours in Engineering, University Melbourne, Australia, 2002. Bachelor of Laws with honours, University Melbourne, Australia, 2002.

Career

Legal associate Family Court Australia, Melbourne, 2003—2004. Lawyer Maddocks Lawyers, 2004—2007. Lecturer politics Monash University, Clayton, since 2007.

Consultant public speaker Freelance, Melbourne, since 2005. Regular commentator ABC Radio & television, Australia, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Bar: Supreme Court Victoria (in legal practice) 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) People Like Us: How Arrogance is Dividing Islam and the West (Australian Book Industry awards, 2008, Harry Williams award, Queensland Premier's Literature awards, 2008, Alex Buzo prize, 2008). Composer (actor, writer): (songs) Salam Cafe. Author: The Footy Almanac 2008.

      Contributor columns in newspapers (Walkley awards, 2005), articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Director Islamic Council Victoria, Melbourne, 2003—2007.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, sports, travel.

Connections

Married Susan Janet Carland, February 17, 2002. Children: Aisha, Zayd.

father:
Abdel-Moneim Aly

mother:
Salwa Aly

spouse:
Susan Janet Carland

child:
Aisha Aly

child:
Zayd Aly