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Emran Qureshi

CLJE/Wertheim Fellow
Research on AI/Robots and Jobs

Emran Qureshi is a Wertheim Fellow at the Labor & Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, and a past Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government. He is the co-editor of The New Crusades (Columbia University Press, 2003), which received a Choice “Outstanding Academic Title Award” for 2004, and garnered critical acclaim from Foreign Affairs. It has been republished by Oxford University Press (South Asia) and will be republished in Indonesia as well. The book explores religious identity and genocide in the former Yugoslavia through the prism of the clash of civilizations thesis. His articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Guardian Weekly, The Globe & Mail, Frankfurter Rundschau, The Harvard Divinity Bulletin, and The National Post. He is a researcher on Robots/AI and the Future of Jobs. He is also currently at work on a multi-year study of labor movements in a number of developing countries spanning the Middle East and South Asia (Here trade unions constitute an indigenous secular tradition contributing to a strengthening and revitalizing of civil society and democracy against authoritarian forces from within).