ANR Programme 2009-2013
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A Joint Programme on Justice and Governance in India and South Asia
(Hosted by Centre for Himalayan Studies)

Jeff A. Redding


mail:jreddin3 (at) ---> personal page

Work Experience

Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University School of Law - Saint Louis, USA (July 2008 - ) 
Courses:  Civil Procedure, Comparative Law

  • Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fellow in Law at Yale Law School - New Haven, USA (August 2006 - July 2008)
  • Legal Consultant for Lawyers Collective - Mumbai, India (September 2005 - July 2006)
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science/Law at the American University in Cairo - Cairo, Egypt (September 2004 - August 2005)
  • Fellow at Columbia Law School’s Center for the Study of Law and Culture - New York, USA (September 2003 - June 2004)
  • Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program - Cambridge, USA (September 2002 - June 2003)
  • Research Attorney for Lawyers Collective - New Delhi, India (October 2001 - June 2002)
  • Adjunct Faculty for Lahore University of Management Sciences - Lahore, Pakistan (September 2001 - November 2001)
  • Visiting Research Associate for Sustainable Development Policy Institute - Islamabad, Pakistan (July 2000 - June 2002)
  • Research Assistant for Human Rights Commission of Pakistan - Lahore, Pakistan (June 1998 - August 1998)


- “Proposition 8 and the Future of American Same-Sex Marriage Activism," NEXUS (2009)                                                                                                                                                        
- "Slicing the American Pie:  Federalism and Personal Law,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (2008)
- “Human Rights and Homo-sectuals:  The International Politics of Sexuality, Religion, and Law,” Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights, 4: 436-91 (2006)
- “Plural Legal Systems and Equality:  The Pakistani Experience,” in Indira Jaising, ed., Men’s Laws, Women’s Lives:  A Constitutional Perspective on Religion, Common Law and Culture in South Asia, 2005: 138-72
- “Constitutionalizing Islam:  Theory and Pakistan,” Virginia Journal of International Law, 44: 759-827 (2004).
- Best Paper Award granted by Notre Dame (USA) Feminist Jurisprudence Essay Competition  September 2000 for “Confronting the Limits of Allah:  A History and Liberal Feminist Analysis of Pakistan's Law of Divorce for Women.”
Some publications by Jeff Redding are available at the following page >> LINK

Research Grants

- Fellowship from the American Institute of Pakistan Studies – India (granted for 9 months of use post-2007)
- Fellowship from the U.S. Fulbright Foundation - Pakistan/India (Aug. 2001 - May 2002)
- Scholar of Peace for Foundation for University Responsibility (New Delhi, India) – Pakistan (Sept.-Dec. 2001)
- Fellowship from the American Institute of Pakistan Studies – Pakistan (July-Dec. 2000)