Name

SHAH Dian A H
 
 
Designation

Assistant Professor
 
Qualifications

SJD (Duke), LL.M. (Duke), LL.B. (Hons) (Warwick)
 
Appointment(s)

Deputy Editor, Asian Journal of Comparative Law
Email Address: dian.ahshah@nus.edu.sg
Office Tel:  
Office Fax: (65) 6779-0979 
Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
 
Research Interests

Comparative Constitutional Law
Law and Religion
Human Rights
Law and Politics
Law and Society
 

Subjects Taught

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Legal Systems of Asia
 

Brief Biodata

Dr Dian A H Shah was previously a Research Fellow of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies, and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, where she taught constitutional law. Dian completed her LL.M and SJD degrees at Duke University Law School, and prior to that she graduated with an LL.B from Warwick University. Her research interests span the fields of law and religion, comparative constitutional law, and human rights, and her work focuses on the interaction of law, religion, and politics in plural and divided societies. Dian is the author of Constitutions, Religion and Politics in Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka (CUP 2017) and the co-editor of a volume on Law and Society in Malaysia: Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity (Routledge 2018). She has also published in the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON), Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, and the Indonesian Journal of International and Comparative Law. She serves as the Deputy Editor of the Asian Journal of Comparative Law (AsJCL) and the Editor of the AsJCL's Special Issue on 'Religion and Constitutional Practices in Asia' (forthcoming, December 2018).


Representative Publications

1. "Constitutionalizing Multiple Pluralities in Malaysia" in Pluralist Constitutions in Southeast Asia (Jaclyn Neo and Bui Ngoc Son, eds, forthcoming Hart 2019).

2. "Indonesia’s Constitutional Responses to Pluralities" in Pluralist Constitutions in Southeast Asia (Jaclyn Neo and Bui Ngoc Son, eds, forthcoming Hart 2019) (co-authored with Herlambang P. Wiratraman).

3. "Operationalizing and Regulating Religious Freedom: Apostasy, Administrative "Reasonableness" in Malaysia and Beyond," International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol 16 (forthcoming, 2018) (co-authored with Matthew Nelson)

4. Law and Society in Malaysia: Pluralism, Religion, and Ethnicity (with Andrew Harding) (Routledge 2018)

5. Constitutions, Religion and Politics in Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka (CUP 2017)

6. "Law, Religion, and the Social Divide in Asia: Contexts and Challenges," KAS International Reports, Issue 4 (December 2017)

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