Dr Roja Fazaeli

Dr Roja Fazaeli

Roja Fazaeli is lecturer in Islamic Civilisation(s) at the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at Trinity College Dublin. She has recently published a monograph on a conceptualization of Islamic feminism and human rights activism in Iran, and has published numerous papers and book chapters on the topics of Islam and gender, Islamic feminism and human rights.

Dr Fazaeli has been involved in a number of international projects with colleagues from the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, from the Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter (Hawza Project funded by the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies) and from Emory University where she is a global affiliate at the School of Law. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal for Religion and Human RightsI and has previously served on the boards of the Association of Persianite Studies, Irish Refugee Council and UNIFEM (UN Women) Ireland.