ILSP is pleased to welcome Intisar Rabb as a new faculty director. Prof. Rabb, a leading expert on Islamic Law and legal history, will join the faculty of Harvard Law School beginning in Spring 2014. Rabb is currently associate professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Law at New York University School of Law, where she holds a joint appointment at the NYU Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Department and the NYU School of Law.
In 2012, Prof. Rabb served as a visiting associate professor of law at Harvard Law School. From 2011 to 2013, she was a fellow at HLS's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Rabb holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies (with a focus on Islamic Law) from Princeton University. She served as a law clerk to the Hon. Thomas L. Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, from 2006 to 2007, and subsequently worked with members of the bench and bar in the United Kingdom as a Temple Bar Scholar through the American Inns of Court.
We look forward to many new and exciting developments as the year progresses. Please check back soon for updates.