Aria Nakissa

Aria Nakissa

​Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and Anthropology
PhD, Harvard University
JD, Harvard Law School
research interests:
  • Law
  • Anthropology
  • Religion
  • Islamic Legal Theory
  • Human Rights
  • Middle East
  • Southeast Asia
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    • Washington University
      CB 1121
      One Brookings Drive
      St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    ​Aria Nakissa's research and teaching interests include Islamic law and philosophy, contemporary Muslim societies, and classical Islamic texts (Fiqh, Tafsir, Hadith, Tasawwuf).