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Aziz Huq : Curriculum Vitae


National Science Foundation, 2008
Co-investigator on empirical research project concerning Muslims in the U.S. and U.K. and counter-terrorism policing.

Carnegie Scholars Fellowship, 2006
Two-year partial fellowship to study counterterrorism law, free speech, and Muslim minorities in North America and Europe 

Columbia Law School Human Rights Fellowship, 2002-2003
Summer fellowships to conduct human-rights work in Afghanistan
Columbia Law School, New York, NY
JD, summa cum laude, 2001

  • Essay and Review Editor, Columbia Law Review
  • Staff, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, 1999
  • Prizes and honors: John Ordronaux Prize (awarded to graduating student with highest grade-point average in graduating class), 2001; Emil Schlesinger Prize for Labor Law, 2001; Charles Bathgate Beck Prize in Property Law, 2000; James Kent Scholar (awarded annually to highest-ranking two percent of each class), 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Fellowships: American Foreign Law Association John Hazard Scholarship, 2002 (research on foreign law); Human Rights Internship Program, 1999, 2000 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
BA (International studies and French), summa cum laude, 1996  

  • Prizes and honors:  John Motley Morehead Scholarship 1992-1996 (merit-based scholarship awarding full tuition and expenses for four years); Jacques Hardre Undergraduate Award for Excellence in French, 1996; Phi Beta Kappa, 1996


University of Chicago Law School  
Assistant Professor of Law, July 2009–present
Lecturer in Law, March 2009–June 2009

New York University School of Law
Adjunct Professor of Law, Spring 2007, Spring 2008
     “War, Crime and Terror” Seminar (with Prof. Tom Gerety)

The Brennan Center for Justice, New York University School of Law
Director, Liberty and National Security Project, November 2005–February 2009
Associate Counsel, Democracy Program, November 2004-November 2005 

International Crisis Group
, Brussels, Belgium
Consultant Senior Analyst, South Asia Department (Nepal and Pakistan), September–October 2006; July 2004–November 2004
Analyst, South Asia Department (Afghanistan), January–July 2003 

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court of the United States

Law Clerk, July 2003-July 2004

Honorable Robert D. Sack, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Law Clerk, September 2001-September 2002  


Bar Memberships: New York, 2002; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2006; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2006; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2008; U.S. Supreme Court, 2008