Azizah al-Hibri, Esq.
Dr. Azizah al-Hibri, Esq. is a professor of law at the T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond. She is the founding editor of Hypatia: a Journal of Feminist Philosophy, and founder of Karamah. A Fulbright Scholar, Professor al-Hibri has written extensively on issues of Islam and democracy, Muslim women’s rights, and human rights in Islam. She has also guest edited a special volume on Islam by the Journal of Law and Religion. She is currently completing a book on the Islamic marriage contract in American courts. Professor al-Hibri has traveled throughout the Muslim world in support of Muslim women’s rights and acted as a consultant to the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Qatar in the development of that country’s personal status code. She has visited thirteen Muslim countries and facilitated discussions of issues of importance to Muslim women with religious, political, and women leaders, as well as legal scholars.
Dr. al-Hibri has served on the board of directors and advisory boards of numerous non-profit organizations.