Anver M. Emon studies premodern and modern Islamic legal history, the role of Shari'a both inside and outside the Muslim majority world, and the historiography of that that field of knowledge production. Anver M. Emon researches in the burgeoning field of Islamic law. With doctorates in both history and law, he researches Islamic legal history to reflect on the deployment of Islamic law in the past and the present across different regions. In addition to publishing numerous articles, Emon is the author of Islamic Natural Law Theories (Oxford University Press, 2010), and Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law: Dhimmis and Others in the Empire of Law (Oxford University Press, 2012), as well as the co-editor of Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law: Searching for Common Ground? (Oxford University Press, 2012). He is the founding editor of Middle East Law and Governance: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and series editor of theOxford Islamic Legal Studies Series.