Rabiat Akande is an Assistant Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto and the inaugural chair of the African International Legal History Project at the African Institute of International Law in Arusha. She is author of Entangled Domains: Empire, Law and Religion in Northern Nigeria (Cambridge University Press, 2023). Her work has also appeared or is forthcoming in the American Journal of International Law, the Journal of Law and Religion, Law and History Review, the Supreme Court Review and in volumes by Cambridge University Press, University of Toronto Press and University of Virginia Press. She is currently co-editing an encyclopedia of Law and Religion (Elgar Publishing, under contract), an African International Law Reader, and a volume on African International Legal History.