Sahar F. Aziz is a Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Law. Prior to joining Texas A&M, she was an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center where she developed and taught a new course entitled National Security and Race in a Post-9/11 America. Professor Aziz served as a Senior Policy Advisor for the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2008 to 2009 where she worked on public policy involving the intersection of national security and civil rights. Professor Aziz led various roundtables between government officials and community groups to foster constructive dialogue and mutual trust among stakeholders. Prior to joining DHS, Professor Aziz was an Associate at Cohen Milstein Sellers and Toll PLLP where she litigated class action civil rights lawsuits alleging a nationwide pattern and practice of gender discrimination in pay and promotion. She started her legal career as an Associate at Wilmer Hale where she conducted an independent human rights investigation on child trafficking in the Middle East.
MA, Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas; JD, University of Texas School of Law