Office Location: 201A Medbury Hall
Fall 2023 Office Hours:
Tuesday/Thursday 12:30-1:30 PM
Wednesday (Zoom) 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Friday by appointment
Please email me to set up an appointment. Let me know what time you would like to meet during office hours + what you would like to discuss.
Ali’s intellectual pursuits draw upon diverse interdisciplinary theoretical and methodological influences rooted in critical legal theory, anthropology, geography, and postcolonial studies. He holds a Ph.D. in Socio-legal Studies from York University, awarded in 2022. His current research focuses on the introduction of big data technologies in Indian agriculture, as part of a broader project that explores the historical and future intersections between international law, technology, and capitalism in the Global South.
Ali has published in the Journal of Peasant Studies (https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2022.2138751),
The Routledge Handbook of Law and Society (https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Law-and-Society/Valverde-Clarke-Smith-Kotiswaran/p/book/9780367694685),
and the UC Irvine Law Review (https://scholarship.law.uci.edu/ucilr/vol8/iss3/2).
Most recently, he gave an invited lecture at the University of Iowa's South Asian Studies Program in March 2023 (https://events.uiowa.edu/77794). Ali teaches Introduction to LPS, Intellectual Property, and LPS in the Global South. You can also find him at Drake basketball games cheering on the Bulldogs!