Dominik M. Müller is the Head of the DFG Emmy Noether Research Group ‘The Bureaucratization of Islam and its Socio-Legal Dimensions in Southeast Asia’, which is based at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle. He also holds a post-doctoral grant from the Daimler and Benz Foundation (2018–20). He has been a stipendiary Fellow at Harvard University’s “Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change” (ILSP: LSC, spring term 2018) and its successor, the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World (PLS, spring term 2019). Before joining the MPI, he was a post-doctoral researcher within the Cluster of Excellence ‘Formation of Normative Orders’ at Goethe-University Frankfurt (2012–2016) and a PhD student at the same institute (2008–2012). He studied anthropology, law and philosophy in Frankfurt and Leiden (ERASMUS) from 2003 to 2008.