Sadia Saeed

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Associate Research Scientist
Areas of Interest: 
Comparative and Historical Sociology; Global, Regional and Transnational Sociology; Deviance, Crime and Law; Political Sociology and Social Movements; Religion; Theory.
Room 204, 493 College St, New Haven, CT 06511-8907
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7/1/13 – 6/30/14

Sadia Saeed is a political sociologist with research and teaching interests in religion, law and nationalism. She is currently working on a book manuscript and a series of articles on how issues pertaining to religious difference have been debated and institutionalized in Pakistan. Her other research interests include sociology of empires and colonialism and comparative-historical approaches towards state-religion relations in non-Western societies. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Michigan in 2010. She has previously held postdoctoral fellowships at the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, Bloomington and the Department of Sociology at Yale University.


Other Publications

  • Review of Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco, by Zakia Salime. Social Problems Forum: The SSSP Newsletter 43,3 (2012): 6-7.
  • Review of Us, Them, and Others: Pluralism and National Identity in Diverse Societies, by Elke Winter. International Sociology 27,5 (2012): 643-46. 
  • Review of Constitutional Theocracy, by Ran Hirschl. Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 18,2 (2011): 961-64.