Andrew F. March is a faculty affiliate with the Middle East Initiative, a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He previously taught in the Political Science Department at Yale University, and has taught Islamic law at Yale and NYU law schools. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of political philosophy, Islamic law and political thought, religion, and political theory. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar. His book, Islam and Liberal Citizenship (Oxford University Press, 2009), is an exploration of the Islamic juridical discourse on the rights, loyalties, and obligations of Muslim minorities in liberal politics, and won the 2009 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion from the American Academy of Religion. He has published articles on religion, liberalism, and Islamic law in, amongst other publications, the American Political Science Review, Philosophy & Public Affairs, Journal of Political Philosophy, European Journal of International Law, and Islamic Law and Society. While a visiting scholar at MEI during the 2018-2019 academic year, he completed his book manuscript on the problem of divine and popular sovereignty in modern Islamic thought, titled The Caliphate of Man, which was published by Harvard University Press in September 2019.

In September 2023 he published On Muslim Democracy: Essays and Dialogues (Oxford University Press) with Tunisian political philosopher, party leader, former speaker of parliament and political prisoner, Rached Ghannouchi.

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