Asma T. Uddin is a legal fellow at
ISPU and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of altmuslimah.com. She is
also a Legal Counsel at The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a non-profit,
non-partisan, public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C. Prior to
joining The Becket Fund, she practiced commercial litigation at Morgan, Lewis
& Bockius in Philadelphia and corporate real estate at Greenberg Traurig in
Miami. Her editing experience includes, among other things, Dr. Umar F.
Abd-Allah's A Muslim in Victorian America, which was published in 2007
by Oxford University Press. As Associate Editor and legal columnist for Islamica Magazine,
Asma focused her writings on how American Muslims can rethink their social
position within the American legal framework.
Asma is an expert panelist for the Washington Post religion blog, On Faith, and a contributor
Post Religion, CNN.com, Guardian's Comment is Free, andCommon Ground News. Her more scholarly work has been published by the Rutgers
Journal of Law and Religion, The Review of Faith &
International Affairs, St. Thomas University Law Journal, and the First
Amendment Law Review, and she has book chapters forthcoming by Ashgate
Publishers and several prominent university presses. Asma speaks widely on constitutional issues in legal
academia. She has also traveled throughout Europe and the Muslim world to meet
with Muslim and other minority groups as well as politicians, journalists, and
anti-discrimination organizations. She is a 2005 graduate of The University of
Chicago Law School, where she was an editor of The University of
Chicago Law Review.
University of Chicago, JD
Civil Liberties , American Muslims , Civil Rights , Human Rights , Islamophobia , Muslim Women , Muslim Youth , Muslims in the West , Public International Law , US Politics