Ammar Aljaser, S.J.D. '14

LL.B., King Saud University, Saudi Arabia; LL.M., LL.C.M., University of Pennsylvania; S.J.D., Georgetown

The focus of Ammar's research is on the nascent insurance law of Saudi Arabia with a particular emphasis on Islamic finance's impact on its development, giving rise to the Sharia-based insurance mechanism known as "Takaful." Ammar is working under the supervision of Professor Kathryn Zeiler.