Faculty

Nisé Nekheba

Associate Professor of Law
Phone: 407-254-4046
Email: nise.nekheba@famu.edu

Nisé NekebaProfessor Guzmán Nekheba teaches Property Law. Prior to this, she enjoyed teaching Law and Religion and Legal Methods at FAMU. Before joining FAMU, Prof. Nekheba's interdisciplinary legal interests and Dominican American identity led her to explore the nexus between law, religion and race by working in South Africa, Brazil, London, Peru, and the Caribbean.

Before moving to Florida, Prof. Nekheba was a religious liberty advocate nationally and internationally; and for several years was also a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University, where she was actively involved in it's Religion and Society Program. Currently, her research focuses on citizenship laws and democratic theory. Her interests also include: law and politics; religious rights; ethics; philosophy and the law; immigration law; and race theory, from an Afro-Latina perspective. She holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, a B.A. in Latin American Literature from Amherst College, and a Teaching Certificate in Latin American History from the Universidad de Lima in Lima, Peru.

 


 

Office Hours: Assistant :
      T & Th 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  Evett Collins
     And by appointment.  Office: 407-254-3264
      evett.collins@famu.edu

 

Courses taught by Professor Nekheba: Links:
 
  • Race and the Law
  • Law and Religion
 
  • Family Law
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Publications by Professor Nekheba:

  • Religious Rights for All, Christian Science Journal, (2001) at 62.