Students

Omar Abdel-Ghaffar
Research Assistant, 2020-Present
Omar Abdel-GhaffarResearch Assistant, 2020-Present

Omar Abdel-Ghaffar is a PhD Candidate in the History and Middle East Studies program at Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Israa Alzamli
Research Assistant, 2021-Present
Israa AlzamliResearch Assistant, 2021-Present

Israa Alzamli is a JD candidate at Harvard Law School.

Samiha Baseer
Research Assistant, 2022-Present
Samiha BaseerResearch Assistant, 2022-Present

Samiha Baseer is a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School. At HDS, her main area of focus is Islamic studies. She is broadly interested in Islamic law and the history of Islam across South Asia. Prior to HDS, Samiha received a BA at the University of California Berkeley.

Marzieh Tofighi Darian
Program Student Fellow, 2018-Present
Marzieh Tofighi DarianProgram Student Fellow, 2018-Present

Marzieh Tofighi Darian is an SJD Candidate at Harvard Law School.

Ariq Hatibie
Research Assistant, 2021-Present
Ariq HatibieResearch Assistant, 2021-Present

Ariq Hatibie is a 1L at Harvard Law School interested in human rights and international law. He has worked for the European Commission on investor-state arbitration issues, collaborated with the International Crisis Group on a transitional justice project for the Yazidis of Northern Iraq, and conducted research in the fields of public health, nuclear diplomacy, and peacebuilding. At Harvard, he is an articles editor for the Human Rights Journal, and is part of the Advocates for Human Rights.

Ariq holds a BA in Global Affairs from Yale University and an MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford.

Saleh Ismail
Research Assistant, 2021-Present
Saleh IsmailResearch Assistant, 2021-Present

Saleh Ismail is a J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School.

Abdelrahman Mahmoud
Research Assistant, 2020-Present
Abdelrahman MahmoudResearch Assistant, 2020-Present

Abdelrahman Mahmoud is a PhD Candidate in the History and Middle East Studies program at Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Lily Moens
Research Assistant, 2022-Present
Lily MoensResearch Assistant, 2022-Present
Lily Moens is a JD candidate at Harvard Law School.
R. Salah Muhiddin
Research Assistant, Spring 2022
R. Salah MuhiddinResearch Assistant, Spring 2022

Salah Muhiddin is a JD candidate at Harvard Law School.

Aiyanna Sanders
Research Assistant, 2020-Present
Aiyanna SandersResearch Assistant, 2020-Present

Aiyanna Sanders is a JD student at Harvard Law School.

Cem Tecimer
Research Assistant, 2016-Present
Cem TecimerResearch Assistant, 2016-Present

Cem Tecimer is an SJD Candidate at Harvard Law School.