Anver Emon

Anver M. Emon is professor of law and history at the Faculty of Law and Department of History at the University of Toronto, where he serves as director of the Institute of Islamic Studies. His research specialization is in Islamic legal history. He is the author of Islamic Natural Law Theories (Oxford UP, 2010); Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law (Oxford, 2012); and coeditor of the Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law (Oxford, 2018). In addition to authoring numerous articles on Islamic law, he serves as the general editor of the Oxford Islamic Legal Studies Series. A 2014 Guggenheim Fellow and Massey College Senior Fellow, Emon is also a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada and the recipient of its Kitty Newman Award for his work on Islamic law and legal theory.

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