Aziza Ahmed
Aziza Ahmed
Visiting Scholar
Spring - Summer 2014

Visiting Scholar

Aziza Ahmed is Associate Professor of Law at Northeastern School of Law. She is an expert in health law, human rights, property law, international law, and development.  Her interdisciplinary scholarship focuses on issues of both domestic and international law.  She teaches Property Law, Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights, and International Health Law: Governance, Development, and Rights.  In addition to this work, Professor Ahmed also examines challenges facing Muslim minority communities post 9/11.

Aziza holds a J.D. from the University of California Berkeley, an MS in Population and International Health from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a BA from Emory University. Prior to joining the Northeastern faculty, Professor Ahmed was a research associate at the Harvard School of Public Health Program on International Health and Human Rights. She came to that position after a Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship with the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW). At ICW Professor Ahmed engaged in numerous human rights projects pertaining to law and health.  Professor Ahmed has worked on legal issues in a variety of country contexts including South Africa, Namibia, India, the United States and the Caribbean, and has worked with various United Nations agencies and international and domestic non-governmental organizations.

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