Haider Hamoudi is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is also a Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Institute of Iraq Studies of Boston University, and served in 2014 as the Kraemer Distinguished Middle East Scholar in Residence at William & Mary Law School. Professor Hamoudi’s scholarship focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic Law, with a primary emphasis on commerce. Professor Hamoudi has written on Islamic finance and Islamic law for numerous law reviews, and spoken at conferences in distinguished academic and practitioner venues. In 2009, Professor Hamoudi was awarded the Hessel Yntema prize by the American Society of Comparative Law for the best article produced in the American Journal of Comparative Law by an author under the age of forty for an article related to understanding Islamic finance from a Realist perspective. In 2014, he was selected by the graduating law school class as the winner of the Robert T. Harper Excellence in Teaching Award.
Haider Ala Hamoudi