Brief Bio

Arif Jamal studied politics (BA) and law (LLB) in Canada and was called to the Bar of British Columbia. Thereafter, he undertook post-graduate work in the UK earning an LLM degree, focusing on Islamic law, at the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) and then obtaining his doctorate the Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL). Before joining NUS, Arif was a Teaching Fellow at UCL Laws and at the School of Law at SOAS, and had also been a Visiting Researcher with the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School. Arif’s research and teaching interests include legal and political theory, law and religion and law in Muslim contexts. He has held visiting appointments with the law schools of the University of Trento, Tel Aviv University and City University of Hong Kong.

Courses taught at CTLS

  • Core Course (Fall 2019)
  • Law and Religion in Transnational Perspective (Fall 2019)