Professor Choudhury is an expert in law, technology and equality, comparative and international family law, gender law reform, law and religion with a specific emphasis on Islamic law and policy and postcolonial legal theory, and Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL).

She writes and comments on four broad and overlapping areas of the law:

  1. Law, technology, and justice.
  2. Comparative and international family, gender and human rights law and theory.
  3. Religion and the law, specifically on gender issues and Muslim civil rights.
  4. Issues of race and gender in academia.

She has been accepted as a family law expert by Broward and Miami-Dade County courts to whom she has provided expert evidence.

Prior to joining the legal academy, Professor Choudhury directed a national nonprofit providing support and scholarship support to women academics in the field of religion; she worked for a magic circle firm in the corporate finance practice; and she privately advised clients on both nonprofit law and regulation and on family law matters.

In addition to her scholarly work, Professor Choudhury has written for Above the Law and Islamic Monthly. She has given lectures on intersectionality, burnout in academia, and has held numerous workshops on hiring and minority representation in academia. She has appeared on WBPT (public television) to discuss the Middle East, she has been interviewed and/or quoted by, The Atlantic Monthly, Salon, Politico, Tampa Bay Times, Palm Beach Post, Electronic Intifada, and other print and social media outlets for her expertise on religion, Muslim civil rights, and family law.

Through Catalyst Academic Executive Coaching, she provides leadership and professional coaching to aspiring faculty, faculty, and administrators in higher education and also to leaders in other fields.

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