Asad Kiyani (@AsadKiyani) is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Victoria in Canada. Asad’s research focuses on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, domestic and transnational criminal law, and the legitimacy of international tribunals. His work appears in the Journal of International Criminal Justice, the American Journal of Comparative Law, the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, and the American Journal of International Law Unbound, amongst others. In 2017, he was a recipient of the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Studies for his article “Group-Based Differentiation & Local Repression: The Custom and Curse of Selectivity”.
Asad received his doctorate from the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in 2016, his LL.M. (First Class) from the University of Cambridge, and his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall. Prior to joining UVic, Asad was an Assistant Professor of Law and an Adjunct Professor with the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at the University of Western Ontario.