Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Faiz Ahmed

Associate Professor of History

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Faiz Ahmed is Associate Professor of History at Brown University. Trained as a lawyer and social historian, he specializes in legal and constitutional history in the late Ottoman Empire, modern Middle East, and colonial India. His first book, Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires, was published with Harvard University Press in November 2017.