Intisar Rabb, Senior Scholar, Harvard Law School

Intisar Rabb

Intisar Rabb

Intisar A. Rabb–founding Editor-in-Chief of SHARIAsource–is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a director of its Islamic Legal Studies Program. She also holds a joint appointment as a Professor of History at Harvard University and as a Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She has published on Islamic law in historical and modern contexts, including the book, Doubt in Islamic Law (Cambridge University Press 2015), two edited volumes, Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought (with Michael Cook et al., Palgrave 2013) and Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts (with Abigail Balbale, ILSP / Harvard University Press 2017), and numerous articles on Islamic constitutionalism, Islamic legal canons, and on the early history of the Qur'an text. She received a BA from Georgetown University, a JD from Yale Law School, and an MA and PhD from Princeton University. She has conducted research in Egypt, Iran, Syria, and elsewhere.