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Law educator

Azizah Yahia al-Hibri, American Law educator. Bar: New York 1986, District of Columbia 1988. Member of advisory board American Muslin Council; director, founder Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights; member state advising committee United States Civil Rights Commission; Member Muslim American Bar Association (founder).

Background

Al-Hibri, Azizah Yahia was born on January 14, 1943 in Beirut, Lebanon. Came to the United States, 1966. Daughter of Yahia Toufic and Yusra Jamil (Al-Midani) El-Hibri.

Education

Bachelor, American University, Beirut, 1966. Master of Arts, Wayne State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1975.

Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1985.

Career

Assistant professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1975-1983. Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1986-1987, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York City, 1987-1992. Professor law T.C. Williams School Law, University Richmond, Virginia, since 1992.

Fellow James Ball du Pont National Humanities Center, 2000-2001. Visiting associate professor Washington University, St. Louis, 1981-1982. Visiting scholar Harvard Division School and Center for Study of World Religions, Cambridge, 1985.

Scholar-in-residence Library. of Congress, 2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1986, District of Columbia 1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Technology and Human Affairs, 1981, Women and Islam, 1982, Hypatia Reborn: Essays in Feminist Philosophy, 1990. Editor-in-chief Journal of International Business Law, 1984-1985, associate editor, 1983-1984. Founding editor Hypatia, 1982-1984, associate editor since 1985.

      Member editorial board Journal Law and Religion, Religion and Ethics Newsweekly. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of advisory board American Muslin Council. Director, founder Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights. Member state advising committee United States Civil Rights Commission.

Member Muslim American Bar Association (founder).

Connections

Married Eli Peace Cox, III, July 13, 1967 (divorced November 1978). Married Ahmad Ali al-Haidar, November 20, 1985.

father:
Yahia Toufic El-Hibri

mother:
Yusra Jamil (Al-Midani) El-Hibri

spouses:
Eli Peace Cox

Ahmad Ali al-Haidar