He is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). Before joining the academia, he served at the Attorney General’s Chambers, Malaysia as Deputy Public Prosecutor (2008-2015). He is also a qualified advocate and solicitor (Malaya). Mukhriz obtained LL.B (Hons) in 2007 from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, and later LL.M from the National University of Malaysia in 2014. In 2019, he completed his Ph.D.(Criminal Justice & counter-terrorism) at School of Law, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. His doctoral research is about the criminalization approach in Malaysia’s counter-terrorism strategy. His areas of expertise and interest include international and domestic criminal law, criminal justice, counter-terrorism law, and human rights law.