Aisha I. Saad

Research Scholar in Law and the Bartlett Research Fellow, Kamel Center


Dr. Aisha I. Saad is a Research Scholar in Law and the Bartlett Research Fellow, Kamel Center, at Yale Law School. Saad's research focuses on the development and reform of legal doctrine as it relates to the modern corporate form, as well as on innovative corporate arrangements such as the Corporate Waqf, a hybrid between the Islamic trust and the modern corporation.

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Aisha Saad

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J.D., Yale Law School, 2018
Ph.D., University of Oxford, 2013
M.A., University of Oxford, 2011
B.A., University of North Carolina, 2009

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Dr. Aisha I. Saad is a Research Scholar in Law and the Bartlett Research Fellow, Kamel Center, at Yale Law School. Saad's research focuses on the development and reform of legal doctrine as it relates to the modern corporate form, as well as on innovative corporate arrangements such as the Corporate Waqf, a hybrid between the Islamic trust and the modern corporation.


Saad completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afterward, she earned an M.Phil. and a D.Phil. at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Her postgraduate research focused on public challenges to the modern corporation and the development of contemporary corporate responsibility regimes. Aisha then spent two years as an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the American University in Cairo, where she also helped to launch the Middle East's first master’s program in sustainable development. Aisha subsequently completed her J.D. at Yale Law School where she was a Law Fellow at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and helped to launch the Policy Lab. She was a summer extern for Judge William Fletcher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for Judge Edward Chen on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.