Athina Pfeiffer is a PhD student in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton where she works on premodern Islamic Law and Justice from a social historical viewpoint. Her research focuses on Ismāʿīlī law and the Fatimid justice system. She holds a BA in Law (Panthéon-Assas University), a BA in History (Sorbonne University), and a MA in Medieval History/Islamic Studies (Sorbonne University).