University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Noor-ul-ain Hasan is a 2L at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. She was born and raised in Skokie, Illinois to a Pakistani American immigrant family.
At Berkeley Law, Noor-ul-ain is an Associate Editor for California Law Review, a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team, an Academic Support Tutoring Fellow for first-year law students, a research assistant to Assistant Professor of Law Andrew Bradt, Academic Empowerment Chair for the Coalition for Diversity, and Symposium Editor for the Asian American Law Journal. She is also a member of the Berkeley Law Muslim Law Students Association.
She earned a B.A. in English, Legal Studies, and a minor in Asian American Studies from Northwestern University and received numerous student leadership awards for her role in enhancing the university’s commitment to racial and socioeconomic justice. Upon graduation, she was inaugurated into Northwestern’s Highest Order of Excellence Society for outstanding student leadership, academic achievement, and community service.
Noor-ul-ain is a 1L PracticePro Diversity Scholar, a 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Scholar, and a 2018 recipient of Sallie Mae’s “Bridging the Dream” Graduate Student Scholarship – an honor reserved for four students out of over three thousand graduate student applicants. In 2016, Noor was recognized by Chicago Scholars as one of Chicago’s 35 under 35 leaders making an impact for her role as a path-breaking diversity strategist at a Fortune 100 company and for her leadership with Chicago nonprofits. She has presented her research on how the strategies of millennial social justice activists can improve workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives at numerous national conferences, including the Forum on Workplace Inclusion in Minneapolis and the Diversity Awareness Partnership Summit in St. Louis.
She has volunteered with Young Chicago Authors’ Louder than a Bomb competition, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Cabrini Green Legal Aid, the Midwest Asian American Student Union, Urban Initiatives, and is a member of the Northwestern Alumni Admissions Council.
Noor-ul-ain’s ultimate aspiration is to enter legal academia, teach through the lens of critical race theory, and create scholarship that examines how legal jurisprudence reflects the social, political, and economic conditions of marginalized communities – with close attention to Muslim identities.
Areas of interest
- National Security/Law
- US Politics