Iza Hussin is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies and the World History Faculty at the University of Cambridge, and Mohamed Noah Fellow in Asian Politics at Pembroke College Cambridge. Her work focuses on the framing of Islamic law and legal institutions in the political contexts of colonialism and nation-building (The Politics of Islamic Law: Local Elites, Colonial Authority, and the Making of the Muslim State (University of Chicago Press, 2016) and سياسات تقنين الشريعة: النخب المحلية والسلطة الكولونيالية وتشكل الدولة المسلمة (Madarat Press, 2018)), and on global circulations of ideas about Islam and law. She is editor of the Cambridge series Asian Connections (with Timothy Brook and Engseng Ho), and serves on the Editorial Boards of Indonesia and the Malay World and the Social Science Research Council’s The Immanent Frame.