Aria Nakissa

Aria Nakissa

​Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and Anthropology
PhD, Harvard University
JD, Harvard Law School
research interests:
  • Law
  • Anthropology
  • Religion
  • Islamic Legal Theory
  • Human Rights
  • Middle East
  • Southeast Asia

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
    CB 1121
    ONE BROOKINGS DR.
    ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Aria Nakissa's research and teaching interests include Islamic law and philosophy, contemporary Muslim societies, and classical Islamic texts (Fiqh, Tafsir, Hadith, Tasawwuf).