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Asma Uddin

Religious Freedom Attorney and Author, When Islam is Not a Religion

Asma Uddin is the author of When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom (2019) and The Politics of Vulnerability: How to Heal Muslim-Christian Relations in a Post-Christian America (2021). She is Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Catholic University of America. Ms. Uddin is also a Fellow with the Aspen Institute's Religion & Society program, where she is leading a project on Muslim-Christian polarization in the U.S. She was formerly legal counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, and has held fellowships at Harvard, Georgetown, and UCLA's law schools. Ms. Uddin served two terms as expert advisor on religious freedom to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and was a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of the University of Chicago Law Review.


1. A Muslim perspective on religious freedom in America
2. How Christians and Muslims can work together to protect one another’s freedoms

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Asma Uddin
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