Asifa Quraishi-Landes

Asifa Quraishi-Landes is a professor of law at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She specializes in comparative Islamic and U.S. constitutional law. She has written on Sharia law in America, women’s rights, and Muslim governments.

Quraishi-Landes was a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow. She is working on a book considering a new constitutional framework for Muslim-majority countries that combines both Sharia-based and secular governing principles. It is tentatively titled “Islamic Reconstitutionalism.”

Quraishi-Landes has spoken with the media about American Muslim voters, Sharia, hijab, and religious law.

She holds a BA from University of California, Berkeley, a JD from the University of California, Davis, an LLM from Columbia University Law School, and an SJD in Islamic law from Harvard Law School.


Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School

Areas of Expertise: Islamic Law, Islam, Constitutional Law, Sharia in America, Women’s Rights in Islamic Law, American Muslim voters

Location: Madison, WI

Contact Information:
Email:
asifa.quraishilandes@wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 358-4173
Twitter@AQuraishiLandes

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