Asma T. Uddin is the founder and editor-in-chief of altmuslimah.com. She is also an international law attorney with The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a non-profit, non-partisan, public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining The Becket Fund, she practiced commercial litigation at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Philadelphia and corporate real estate at Greenberg Traurig in Miami.
Her editing experience includes, among other things, Dr. Umar F. Abd-Allah’s A Muslim in Victorian America, which was published in 2007 by Oxford University Press. As associate editor and legal columnist for Islamica Magazine, Uddin focused her writings on how American Muslims can rethink their social position within the American legal framework.
Uddin’s writing has appeared in Muslim Girl Magazine, altmuslim, beliefnet, and in the Guardian’s Comment is Free. She is also an expert panelist for the Washington Post/Newsweek blog On Faith, and a contributor to Huffington Post Religion, CNN’s Belief Blog, and Common Ground News. Her more scholarly work has been published in the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion and The Review of Faith & International Affairs, and she has an article forthcoming in the St. Thomas University Law Journal.
Uddin has traveled throughout Europe and to various Muslim countries to meet with Muslim and other minority groups as well as politicians, journalists, and anti-discrimination organizations. She is a 2005 graduate of The University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member the University of Chicago Law Review.