Dr. al-Hibri is Professor of Law at the T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond. She holds both a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her current appointment, she was in private practice, served as a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Divinity School, and was a Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University and Washington University in St. Louis. She has published widely on human rights, Islamic law and the rights of women in Islamic legal systems. Dr. al-Hibri is founding editor of Hypatia: a Journal of Feminist Philosophy and founder and current president of Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights. She has traveled and lectured extensively throughout the Muslim world in support of Muslim women's rights and participated in conferences and various workshops on topics relating to Islamic jurisprudence, democracy, and women's rights and Muslims in the United States. Her most recent publications include chapters on "Islamic Jurisprudence and Critical Race Feminism" in Global Critical Race Feminism (forthcoming) and "An Introduction to Muslim Women's Rights" in Windows of Faith (publication expected in February 2000), and an essay "Is Western Patriarchal Feminism Good for Third World/Minority Women?" in Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women? (1999). Among her many video interviews are conversations with Bill Moyers on the PBS Genesis Series, taped in Spring 1995. During a current sabbatical from the Law School in Richmond, VA, she is a visiting scholar in the Law Library, Library of Congress.