Dr Iza Hussin
Email (@cam.ac.uk): ih298
Research Interests: Iza Hussin is the Mohamed Noah Fellow at Pembroke College and a University Teaching Officer at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. Her research and teaching are in the areas of Asian studies, comparative politics, Islam and Muslim politics, law and society and religion and politics. Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Prior to joining Pembroke College, she was a member of the faculty in Political Science at the University of Chicago. Her forthcoming book, The Politics of Islamic Law: Local Elites, Colonial Authority and the Making of the Muslim State (University of Chicago Press 2016), explores the construction of Islamic law in colonial India, Malaya and Egypt. Current research projects include a manuscript on the travels of law across the Indian Ocean arena and a collaborative project on Internet fatwa.