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  • Engy Abdelkader
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  • Bio:

    Engy Abdelkader

    Engy Abdelkader is a fellow at the Public Religion Research Institute and German Marshall Fund of the United States. Her teaching and research explore religion, race, and gender at the intersection of law, politics, and society. Representative courses include Racism, Xenophobia and Related IntoleranceIslam, Women and DevelopmentCounterterrorism and DemocracyReligion and PoliticsInternational Women's RightsTransitional Justice, and Constitutionalism, among other graduate and undergraduate offerings. Additionally, her scholarly publications include, When Islamophobia Turns Violent (Georgetown), A Comparative Analysis of European Islamophobia (UCLA Law), Muslim Americans (Berkeley Law), Immigration in the Era of Trump (NYU Law), A Comparative Analysis of Islamic Jurisprudential Approaches to Female Judges in the Muslim World (Fordham Law), China's Repression of Uigher Muslims (UCLA Law), Muslims and Islam in US Public Schools (UC Hastings  Law) and the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar (Oregon Review of International Law). Further, her popular writing has appeared on CNN, HuffPost, TIME, the Christian Science Monitor, and numerous other outlets. Also dedicated to public service, Abdelkader has collaborated with the United Nations, U.S. State Department, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the American Bar Association, among others. She holds two U.S. law degrees including credentials from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she served as a Constitutional Law Teaching Fellow and graduated with the highest honors.

  • Publications:

    Ms. Abdelkader's scholarly publications may be viewed at this link.