Sania Anwar

Sania Anwar

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Academic Fellow; Lecturer in Law

Columbia Law School, J.S.D. (in progress)
Columbia Law School, LL.M. 2021
University of Colorado Law School, J.D., 2007
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A. (Hons), 2004

Areas of Specialty

Private Law and Theory
Civil Litigation
Civil Procedure

Sania Anwar is Columbia Law School’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg Academic Fellow and is also a J.S.D. candidate at the law school.  She received an LL.M. from Columbia Law School and was the recipient of the E.B. Convers Prize for best original essay on a legal subject.

Sania’s research areas include private law, inequality, legal theory, and citizenship.  Her current project examines and reinterprets tort law theory and practice. 

Sania received her J.D. from University of Colorado Law School, where she was the recipient of the Legal Aid and Defender Program Award for outstanding performance.  Sania served as law clerk to Judge Sandra I. Rothenberg of the Colorado Court of Appeals.  She practiced complex trial and appellate litigation before starting a non-profit organization to bring primary education to marginalized and under-served children, especially young girls, with beginnings in remote areas of Pakistan.  Sania has worked on transnational initiatives and projects on justice. Sania was a teaching fellow at Columbia Law School’s Center for Institutional & Social Change and a policy advisor for Broadway Advocacy Coalition, a collaboration between artists, legal and policy experts, students, and community leaders for a just world.  Her scholarship on human dignity was published in Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Rights and Human Dignity.