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Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute

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Asma T.

Asma T. Uddin

Faculty

Asma T. Uddin

Curriculum Specialist & Instructor, Religious Freedom Center

Curriculum Specialist & Instructor, Religious Freedom Center

Asma T. Uddin (J.D.) is a faculty member of the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute and serves as the director of strategy for the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom, a non-profit engaged at the intersection of Islam and religious freedom in both the West and Muslim-majority countries.

She is also the founding editor-in-chief of altmuslimah.com and a Berkley Center research fellow.

Uddin previously served as counsel with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a non-profit law firm specializing in U.S. and international religious freedom cases. She has been published by numerous law reviews and prominent university presses; Uddin guest-edited a Review of Faith & International Affairs special issue and is co-editing a forthcoming book of essays by women who have faced religious persecution.

She also serves on the OSCE/ODIHR Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief and the advisory council for the Institute for Global Engagement’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership.

Uddin graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a staff editor at the University of Chicago Law Review.