Mohammad Amin Mamnoon

Visiting Scholar

Visiting Faculty


Mohammad Amin Mamnoon joined the USF Law community as a Visiting Scholar in December 2022. He previously served as a Senior Legal Specialist in the Administrative Office of the President of Afghanistan, working on policies related to private investment in the country. Prior to that, Mamnoon worked in the Afghanistan Ministry of Finance, where he developed the rules of procedure for public-private partnerships. An expert in juvenile justice and international human rights law, Mamnoon worked for more than four years with Terre des hommes, a Swiss NGO that works to ensure the effective application of child rights as defined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other relevant human rights instruments in global areas of conflict and crisis. Mamnoon has researched, written, and published on women's rights, children's rights, and the juvenile justice system in Afghanistan. He has volunteered with organizations and forums advocating human rights, the rule of law, and reform of the justice system in Afghanistan. Mamnoon has served as a visiting lecturer with Kabul University teaching International Sustainable Development and Comparative Public Administration, among other subjects. He earned his LLM from Ohio Northern University and his LLB from Kabul University. He has also earned judicial qualification from the Supreme Court of Afghanistan after completing two years of the judicial training program.


  • Juvenile Justice
  • International Human Rights Law


  • Kabul University, LLB
  • Ohio Northern University, LLM

Prior Experience

  • Senior Legal Specialist in the Administrative Office of the President of Afghanistan
  • Visiting Lecturer, Kabul University