SOAS University of London

London Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Science

Professor Maleiha Malik

Law, University of London and University of Oxford.


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Professor Maleiha Malik
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Professor Malik is a barrister and a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

Her research focuses on the theory and practice of discrimination law. She has written extensively on discrimination law, minority protection and feminist theory. She is the co-author of a leading text titled Discrimination Law: Theory and Practice which was published in 2008.

Professor Malik, along with Dr Jon Wilson from the Department of History at KCL,is the co-ordinator of the AHRC project on ‘Traditions in the Present’ which explores the relevance of 'tradition' in contemporary societies.

Her current research focuses on the intersection between sexual and cultural equality, and it explores the adjustments that may need to be made to feminist theory to accommodate increasing cultural pluralism.

She teaches courses in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Discrimination Law and European Law to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Professor Malik's research is concerned with anti-discrimination law. She has published articles, chapters and essays on the legal and policy issues in this area.


London Asia Pacific Centre for Social Science.