My publications can be found on SSRN:


  • Racecraft and Identity in the Emergence of Islam as a Race __ U. Cincinnati L. Rev. __ (2023).
  • Third World Approaches to International Law and the Family in TWAIL Handbook (Edward Elgar, forthcoming in 2023) (invited).
  • Islam and the Racialization of Religious Identity in Handbook Race and the Law (Aziza Ahmed and Guy-Uriel Charles, eds., Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2022) (invited).


  • Islamophobia and the Law (with Khaled A. Beydoun, eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, October 2020).

Articles, Essays, and Book Chapters

  • Racecraft and Identity in the Emergence of Islam as a Race 91 U. Cincinnati L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2023)
  • Addressing Asian (In)Visibility in the Academy 51 Southwestern L. Rev. 287 (2022) (invited symposium essay) with Shruti Rana.
  • The COVID Care Crisis and Its Implications for Legal Academia 16 FIU L. Rev. 1 (2022) (invited symposium essay).
  • Introduction in Islamophobia and the Law (Cyra A. Choudhury & Khaled A. Beydoun, eds., Cambridge University Press 2020).
  • Property Lawfare: Historical Racism and Present Islamophobia in Anti-Mosque Activism in Islamophobia and the Law (Cyra A. Choudhury & Khaled A. Beydoun, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2020).
  • The Common Law as a Terrain of Feminist Struggle, 114 NWU L. Rev. Online 160 (2019) (invited).
  • Reflections on the Christchurch Massacre: Incorporating a Critique of Islamophobia in TWAIL, 9/2019 TWAILR (2019) (invited).
  • Women in National and Transnational Security Regimes, Encyclopedia of Women in Islamic Cultures (2017) (invited, peer reviewed).
  • From Bandung 1955 to Bangladesh 1971: Self-Determination and Third World Failures in South Asia in Bandung and the Global South: 60 Years of Transformative International Law (Eslava, Fakhri, and Nesiah, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017) (invited).
  • In the Shadow of Gaslight: Reflections on Identity, Diversity, and Distribution of Power in the Academy, 20 CUNY L. Rev. 467 (2017) (invited).
  • Introduction: New Approaches and Challenges to Reproductive Justice, 12 FIU L. Rev. 1 (2017).
  • Transnational Commercial Surrogacy: Contracts, Conflicts, and the Prospects of International Legal Regulation, Oxford Handbook in Law Online (Oxford Univ. Press, 2016) (invited, peer reviewed).
  • Beyond Culture: Human Rights Universalisms versus Cultural and Religious Relativism in the Activism for Gender Justice, 30 Berkeley J. of Gender L. & Justice 266 (2015) (lead article). 
  • Governance Feminism’s Imperial Misadventure: Progress, International Law, and the Security of Afghan Women in Contestatory Feminisms, Contestatory Spaces (Huma A. Ghosh, ed., SUNY Press, 2015) (invited).
  • Ideology, Identity and Law in the Production of Islamophobia, 39 Dialectical Anthropology 47 (2015) (peer refereed).
  • The Political Economy and Legal Regulation of Transnational Surrogacy, 48 Vand. J. of Transnat’l L. 1 (2015) (lead article).
  • Law, Gender, and the Burdens of Culture, Proceedings of the Human Rights, Gender and the Law Kate Stoneman Conference, Albany Law School (2014) (invited).
  • Shari’ah Law as National Security Threat, 46 Akron L. Rev. 49 (2013).
  • Between Tradition and Progress: A Comparative Perspective on Polygamy in the United States and India, 83 U. Colorado L. Rev. 963 (2012) (lead article).
  • Exporting Subjects: Globalizing Family Law Progress Through International Human Rights, 32 Mich. Int’l L. J.259 (2011). (selected paper AALS New Voices in International Human Rights, 2010)
  • Globalizing the Margins: Legal Exiles in the War on Terror and Liberal Feminism’s War for Muslim Women, 9.2 Int’l Rev. of Constitutionalism, 241-261 (2010) (peer edited, invited).
  • Collateral Damage: The Ghettoization of Muslims in the Race for the White House in Race 2008: Critical Reflections on an Historical campaign (Myra Mendible, ed., Brown Walker Press 2010).
  • Empowerment or Estrangement: Liberal Feminism’s Visions of the “Progress” of Muslim Women, 39.2 U. Baltimore L. Forum 153-172 (2009). 
  • (Mis)Appropriated Justice: Muslim Personal Law Reform, the Uniform Civil Code and the Rights of Muslim Women in India, 17 Columbia J. of Gender and L. 45 (2008).
  • Terrorists & Muslims: The Construction, Performance, and Regulation of Muslim Identities in the Post-9/11 United States, 7 Rutgers J. of L. & Relig. 8 (2006).
  • Comprehending “Our” Violence: Reflections on the Liberal Universalist Tradition, National Identity and the War on Iraq, 3 Muslim World J. of Hum. Rights 1 (2006) (peer reviewed, invited).

Solicited Book Reviews & Review Essays

  • Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law: Searching for Common Ground?, J. Soc. For Cont. Thought and the Islamicate World (March 1, 2016).
  • After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East, 63 Middle East J. 682 (2009).
  • “The Politics of the Veil,” 24 J. of L. and Relig. 1, 247 (2008).

Selected Public Writings

  • The COVID-19 Fears of 2020 Were Realized, Above the Law, Feb. 18, 2021.
  • America’s Care Crisis Is Exploding and Women Lawyers Are Being Forced to Pick Up The Pieces, Above the Law, August 2020, with Dean Shruti Rana (Indiana, Bloomington).
  • The “Brides” of Terror: The Women of ISIS and Layered Intersectionality, Race and the Law Blog. March 2019
  • Exclusionary Equality: The French State’s (Ab)Uses of Feminism Jotwell: Equality 2018
  • A Socialist Feminist Legal Theory for Our Times, Jotwell: Equality 2017 republished by Legal Forum.
  • Liberty, Equality, Polygamy? Jotwell: Equality, 2016.
  • The Cruel Optimism of Human Rights, Jotwell: International & Comparative 2016.
  • A Different Kind of Marriage Equality, Jotwell: Family 2016.
  • The Threat of Secular World, Islamic Monthly, April 2015 (Feature article)
  • The Limited Vision of the Neoliberal Family, Jotwell: Family, 2015.
  • Solidarity, Speech, and Islamophobia in the Wake of Charlie Hebdo, Centering the Periphery, 2015
  • Comprehending Our Violence-Revisited, Centering the Periphery, 2014
  • After Ferguson: The Myths of a Post-Racial America, Centering the Periphery, 2014