Jeffrey A. Redding

Jeffrey A. Redding writes and teaches in the areas of law, religion, and gender in South Asia and beyond. He is presently a New Generation Network Scholar at the Australia India Institute at the University of Melbourne, and also a Senior Research Fellow at Melbourne Law School. He has lectured widely on these topics in North America, South Asia, and Europe, including recently being a Visiting Professor at l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, a Visiting Fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg Centre for Advanced Study of Law as Culture (Recht Als Kultur) in Germany, and Visiting Faculty at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law at the Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan. Jeff has held research fellowships at Yale Law School (Oscar M. Ruebhausen program), Harvard Law School (Islamic Legal Studies Program), and Columbia Law School (Center for the Study of Law and Culture). He earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. While with the AII and the Melbourne Law School, Jeff will further his study of a network of non-state Muslim courts in India and the relationship of the Indian state with these Muslim courts. His current research projects also include “recent developments in transgender rights in Pakistan and India”.