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.
- “Desecularization as an Instituted Process: National Identity and Religious Difference in Pakistan,” Economic and Political Weekly 48(50) (2013): 62-70.
- “Political Fields and Religious Movements: The Exclusion of the Ahmadiyya Community in Pakistan,” Political Power and Social Theory 23 (2012): 189-223.
- “Pakistani Nationalism and the State Marginalization of Ahmadiyya Community in Pakistan,” Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 7(3) (2007): 132-52.
- 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.