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Report Walkthrough of “Under Layered Suspicion”

Anver Emon

June 17, 2021


Professor Anver M. Emon, co-author and principal research of “Under Layered Suspicion: A Review of CRA Audits of Muslim-led Charities” provides a walkthrough of the report. In each video he unpacks the careful reading and analysis of audit track records and public policies which give insight into the ways systemic biases and prejudicial practices emerge in audits of Muslim-led charities.

Anver Emon

Anver Emon is the Director of Islamic Studies at the University of Toronto, where he serves as a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the Department of History. Dr. Emon is also the Canada Research Chair in Islamic Law and History, and one of the Principal Investigators in the Reading Muslims Project. Dr. Emon’s extensive research career focuses on premodern and modern Islamic legal history and theory; premodern modes of governance and adjudication; and the role of Shari’a both inside and outside the Muslim world.