Arif A. Jamal

Institution: National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law

Arif A. Jamal is an Associate Professor at NUS Law.  He is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies, and a Chief Editor of the Asian Journal of Comparative Law. He studied politics at McGill University and law at the University of Toronto and was called to the Bar of British Columbia. Subsequently, he undertook post-graduate work in the UK earning an LLM degree, focusing on Islamic law, at the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) and then his doctorate the Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL). Arif has held visiting appointments with the law schools of the University of Trento, Tel Aviv University and City University of Hong Kong. In addition, he has been a Visiting Researcher with the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School and an academic visitor at the law schools of the University of Auckland and the University of British Columbia. Arif’s research and teaching interests include, law and religion, law in Muslim contexts, and legal and political theory.

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