Hamza Baig is an MA student at the University of Chicago Divinity School, where he studies Islamic thought. His research focuses on the development of Islamic law, and he wrote his master’s thesis on the 9th/15th-century Ḥanafī jurist Ibn al-Humām. He holds a BA in International Political Economy (University of Texas at Dallas), an MA in the Humanities (University of Chicago), and an ʿĀlimiyyah degree in the traditional Islamic sciences (Qalam Seminary).