Roja Fazaeli

Dr Roja Fazaeli is Assistant Professor of Islamic Civilisations at Trinity College, Dublin and Warden of Trinity Hall, a residential learning community of 1,000 students. Roja has published widely on the subjects of Islamic feminisms, female religious authorities, women’s rights in Iran and the relationship between human rights and religion. Her most recent book is Islamic Feminisms: Rights and Interpretations Across Generations in Iran (Routledge 2016). She is currently on the editorial board of the journal Religion and Human Rights and is a member of the executive committee of the Immigrant Council of Ireland. Roja also serves as the representative for Scholars at Risk at Trinity College, Dublin. She previously served on the executive boards of the Irish Refugee Council, UN Women Ireland, the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies, as well as the board of directors of Amnesty International Ireland.