Sohaira Siddiqui

Professor Sohaira Siddiqui joins SHARIAsource as a Policy Fellow for the spring 2017 semester. She is currently Assistant Professor of Theology and Islamic Studies at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar. Professor Siddiqui’s research focuses on how Islamic jurisprudence impacts how jurists understand the relationship between law, politics, and society.  While with SHARIAsource, she will look at, in part, how Islamic law is codified in a variety of global locations and the rise of Islamic constitutionalism. For more information on Professor Siddiqui’s research go to