My publications can be found on SSRN:

Books

  • Islamophobia and the Law (with Khaled Beydoun, accepted for publication by Cambridge University Press)
  • Developing Women: Human Rights and Transnational Family Law Reform in South Asia (New York University Press, forthcoming 2018).

Articles

  • Muslim Women in National and Transnational Security Regimes, Encyclopedia of Women in Islamic Cultures (2017) (invited, peer reviewed).
  • In the Shadow of Gaslight: Reflections on Identity, Diversity, and Distribution of Power in the Academy20 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 Universalism Versus Religious and Cultural Relativism in the Activism for Gender Justice 30  Berkeley J. of Gender & L. 226 (2015) (lead article).

  • Syncretic Feminism as Resistance to Identity Politics, Rights Universalism and Religious Absolutism  __J. of Research in Gender Justice __ (forthcoming 2015) (double blind peer-reviewed). (article).
  • The Political Economy and Legal Regulation of Transnational Surrogacy 48 Vanderbilt J. of Transnational L. 1 (2015) (lead article). 
  • 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) (invited symposium contribution).
  • Exporting Subjects: Globalizing Family Law Progress Through International Human Rights, 32 Mich. Int’l L.J. 259 (2011).
  • (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. 45-110 (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).

Essays

  • Ideology, Identity and the Law in the Production of Islamophobia,  39.1 Dialectical Anthropology 47 (2015) (peer reviewed). (invited Essay).
  • 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).
  • Empowerment or Estrangement: Liberal Feminism’s Visions of the “Progress” of Muslim Women 39.2 U. Baltimore L. Forum 153-172 (2009).
  • 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).

Book Chapters

  • From Bandung to Bangladesh: The Peace Movement’s Failure in South Asia and the Resurgence of International Humanitarian Intervention in Bandung and the Global South: 60 Years of Transformative International Law (forthcoming , Cambridge University Press, 2015) (invited) (book chapter).
  • Governance Feminism’s Imperial Misadventure in Contesting Feminisms, Contestory Spaces  (Huma Ahmed Ghosh, forthcoming 2015, SUNY Press).
  • Collateral Damage: The Ghettoization of Muslims in the Race for the White House in Race 2008: Critical Reflections on an Historical campaign 61-76 (2010).

Solicited Book Reviews

  • “The Politics of the Veil” 24 J. of L. and Relig. 1, 247 (2008).

Presented Papers and Lectures

  • ISIS, Postcoloniality and the Islamic: Failing to Explain, International Global Law and Politics Conference, Harvard University, 2015.
  • ISIS and the Failure of Postcolonial and TWAIL Analysis, Third World Approaches to International Law Conference, Cairo, Egypt 2015.
  • Human Trafficking and Rights, Moderator, Converge! Conference, University of Miami, 2014.
  • The Political Economy of Transnational Reproductive Labor and Its Legal Regulation, Plenary Panel of Experts on International Family Law, Institute for Global Law and Policy, Doha, Qatar, January, 2014.
  • The Political Economy of Transnational Reproductive Labor and Its Legal Regulation,Beyond Roe Conference, Rutgers University Law School-Camden, October 2013.
  • Hard Labor: The Legal Regulation of Migrant Domestic Workers from South Asia to the Gulf, LatCritXVI, Chicago, IL, October 2013.
  • Economies of Desire Proseminar, Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard University, 2013.
  • Transnational Surrogacy and Its Legal Regulation, IGLP at 5 Conference, Harvard University, 2013.
  • Domestic Violence in Comparison: A Response to Leigh Goodmark’s “Troubled Marriages”,Feminist Legal Theory-Collaborative Research Network, Law and Society, May 2013 (invited). 
  • Transnational Surrogacy and Its Legal Regulation, Feminist Legal Theory-Collaborative Research Network, Law and Society, May 2013.
  • Contesting the Oppositional Religious Stance Against LGBTiQ Recognition in India, The Association of American Law Schools Conference Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 2013 (invited).
  • Outsourcing Wombs, ClassCrits Conference, University of Wisconsin Law School, (panel convener and moderator) October 2012.
  • Outsourcing Wombs, Social Justice Feminism Conference, University of Cincinnati Law School (presenter, panel convener and moderator), October 2012.
  • Teaching TWAIL in a Time of Terror, SALT Conference, University of Baltimore School of Law, October 2012.
  • The Gendered Effects of Development Displacement, Institute for Global Law and Policy Workshop, Harvard University Law School, June 2012.
  • Exporting Subjects, selected as one of 4 panelists for “New Voices in Human Rights,” The Association of American Law Schools, Washington, DC January 6, 2012.
  • Gendered Effects/Distributing Progress, Third World Approaches to International Law Conference, University of Oregon School of Law, 2011.
  • Between Tradition and Progress: A Comparative Perspective on U.S. and Indian Family Law, invited presenter at the Symposium on Indian and U.S. Family Law, University of Colorado Law School, 2011 (invited).
  • Exporting Subjects, at Workshop on Reproduction and Sex in Contemporary Governmentalities: Governance Feminism and its Others,Harvard Law School, September 16, 2011 (invited).
  • Gendered Effects/Distributing Progress through Indian Public Interest Litigation: lessons from the last thirty years, SEALS, Hilton Head, S.C., 2011 (invited).
  • Shari’ah as National Security Threat(?), presenter, Institute for Global Law and Policy Workshop, Harvard University Law School, 2011.
  • Shari’ah as National Security Threat(?), presenter, Faculty Workshop, Florida International University College of Law, 2011.
  • FIU Symposium, The U.S. Immigration Crises, Panel II, Panel Commentator, Florida International University, 2011. 
  • Whose Afraid of Islamic Law? Panelist, University of Miami School of Law, 2011 (invited).
  • Islamic Secularism: A Contradiction in Terms? Public Lecture, Middle East Society, Florida International University, 2011 (invited).
  • NeoFeminism: Exploring New Feminist Analyses and Methodologies panel presenter, LatCrit XV, Denver, Colorado, 2010.
  • Globalizing the Margins, Third National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, 2010.
  • Neofeminism Workshop Co-organizer and presenter, Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference, University of Baltimore, 2010.
  • Obama’s Public Religion, Moderator of panel, LatCrit XIV American University, Washington, D.C., 2009.
  • The Regulation of Latino Migrant “Economic Terrorists” in the New Jim Crow? LatCrit XIV American University, Washington, D.C., 2009.
  • A bit on the side? Moderator of panel at Law and Society, Denver, Colorado, 2009.
  • Liberal Feminism’sInternational Embrace, Law and Society, Denver, Colorado, 2009.
  • Islamic Law and New Approaches to Comparative Law, Law and Society, 2009 (invited panelist).
  • Comparative Islamic Family Law: Divorce and Maintenance Emerging Family Law Scholars, Cardozo Law School, New York, 2009.
  • International Human Rights: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary University of Maryland School of Law, invited commentor on law and the claims of culture and religion, 2008.
  • Freedom House Roundtable on Saudi Legal Reform, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 2008.
  • •Empowerment and Estrangement: Liberal (Feminist) Theory’s Alliance with International Human Rights and Muslim Women’s Progress into the Third Wave paper presented at University of Baltimore School of Law, Feminist Legal Theory and Feminisms Conference, 2008.
  • Critical Legal Theory Seminar, Guest Lecturer, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., Fall 2006.
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