Misbah  Rashid

Misbah Rashid

Assistant Professor, Political Science, GSHS, HYD

Ph. D.
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Ph. D.

Dr. Misbah Rashid holds PhD in Political Science from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Her PhD thesis is on "Women in Islam: Analysing select Fatwas of Deoband School since 1987". During her PhD she has explored questions on Gender in Islamic Jurisprudence, interpretation of Muslim Personal Law by Dar ul-Uloom Deoband, All India Muslim Personal Law Board and Muslim women organisations, fatwa as a hermenuetic exercise, etc. During her MPhil she's worked on Blasphemy in Islam, Fatwas on Blasphemy, the two Islamic schools of thought in India: Deoband and Barelvi, etc. Her MPhil dissertation was "Blasphemy Fatwas: A comparative Study of Deobandi and Barelvi School". Dr. Rashid has previously taught at Chandigarh University, Chandigarh, India; and was a Senior Researcher at Center for Equity Research, New Delhi, India. She's an Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Doctoral Fellow (2017-2019). She speaks fluent English, Hindi, Kashmiri and Urdu.


Degree Name Institute & College name Year of Graduation/Award
Ph.D JNU 2021
M.Phil JNU 2015
MA Hindu College 2011
BA Hons Indraprastha College 2009


Designation Organization From Date To Date
Assistant Professor Chandigarh University 24-04-2021 24-05-2021
Senior Researcher and Documentation Officer Centre For Equity Studies 28-08-2019 30-04-2021
Editor Social Sciences Angel Book House 20-08-2015 31-12-2017
Content Developer Social Sciences MBD Publishers 02-02-2015 30-04-2015


Award name Award Organization Awarded year
Doctoral Fellowship Award Indian Council of Social Science Research ICSSR 2017