Lena Salaymeh

Lena Salaymeh is a Ph.D. candidate in Legal History at the University of California, Berkeley, and a graduate of Harvard Law School. She researches Jewish and Islamic legal history, focusing on the late antique and medieval periods. She has published on transformations in Islamic legal doctrines pertaining to treatment of prisoners of war and has several forthcoming publications. She is also a coordinator for the Program on Muslim-Jewish Relations at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley.