Engy Abdelkader

A fellow at the Public Religion Research Institute, Engy Abdelkader is based at Rutgers University where her teaching and research explore religion, race, and gender at the intersection of law, politics, and society. Representative scholarly publications include, When Islamophobia Turns Violent (Georgetown), A Comparative Analysis of European Islamophobia (UCLA School of Law), Muslim Americans (Berkeley Law), A Comparative Analysis of Islamic Jurisprudential Approaches to Female Judges in the Muslim World (Fordham University School of Law), China’s Repression of Uigher Muslims (UCLA School of Law), Muslims and Islam in US Public Schools (UC Hastings College of Law) and the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar (Oregon Review of International Law). Additionally, her popular writing has appeared on CNN, HuffPost, TIME, the Christian Science Monitor and numerous other outlets. Also dedicated to public service, Abdelkader has collaborated with the United Nations, U.S. State Department, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the American Bar Association, among others. She holds two U.S. law degrees including credentials from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she served as a Constitutional Law Teaching Fellow and graduated with the highest honors.