The Abdallah S. Kamel Center seeks scholars from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines who have completed or are near completion of an advanced degree (e.g., Ph.D., J.S.D., D.Phil.) and whose work engages with the intellectual and social history of Islam, Islamic legal and political theory, or law in contemporary Muslim societies. Scholars working or studying abroad are welcome to apply. The one-year residence research fellowships carry a stipend in the range of USD $50,000 to $65,000 commensurate with education and experience.
While fellows will devote the majority of their time to their own research, they are expected to participate in all the activities of the Abdallah S. Kamel Center, help in the administration of these activities, and to the extent possible avail themselves of the Law School’s various workshops and course offerings. Fellows will also be encouraged to build relationships among colleagues in other departments of the University. For these reasons, while some exceptions may be made for certain conferences and fieldwork, the fellows are expected to maintain a regular presence at the law school when classes are in session.
Support is available for fellows relocating to New Haven from abroad and the offer is contingent upon the ability of non-US citizens to obtain the necessary immigration visa.