Cornell University

"Regime Reform and Women's Rights in the Arab World"

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 4:15pm to 5:55pm

Cornell Law School, 276 Myron Taylor Hall

"Clarke Initiative Colloquium on Law and Development in the Middle East and North Africa."

Professor Warrick's primary research areas are comparative law and gender and Middle East politics, and she is the author of Law in the Service of Legitimacy: Gender and Politics in Jordan (Ashgate, 2009). Professor Warrick is currently researching the uses of Islamic law in Western democracies, for which she held a grant from the National Science Foundation's Law and Social Science program. She was recently awarded a Fulbright faculty grant to the United Kingdom to teach and to continue research on the topic in the coming year. In addition to her academic work, Warrick occasionally serves as an expert witness in asylum cases involving Arab refugees and has testified before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on the subject of honor crimes.

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Dawne Peacock

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Catherine Warrick, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, Political Science

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