Azhar Majeed

About Azhar Majeed

Azhar Majeed is FIRE’s Vice President of Policy Reform. A native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, he received a B.A. in political science with a minor in history from the University of Michigan in 2004. He is also a 2007 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. As an undergraduate, his academic interests included comparative constitutional law and political philosophy, particularly from the time period of the Enlightenment. During law school, Azhar represented the University of Michigan at the 2006 Tulane International Moot Court competition. Azhar was one of FIRE’s inaugural Robert H. Jackson Legal Fellows and was also a FIRE legal intern in 2005.


  • DOJ Findings Letter to UNM Exacerbates an Already Significant Problem with University Speech Codes, April 28, 2016

  • Apply Today for FIRE’s Legal Internship!, January 7, 2016

  • VIDEO: Geoffrey Stone, FIRE’s Azhar Majeed on Free Speech Panel at Purdue, December 15, 2015

  • FIRE’s Individual Rights Education Program is Hiring, November 3, 2015

  • FIRE Welcomes Colin Crossman to Our Staff, May 5, 2015

  • Student Journalists Call on U. of Alabama to Restore Free Speech to Campus, February 25, 2015

  • William & Mary’s ‘Flat Hat’ Champions Free Speech on Campus, February 23, 2015

  • FIRE Launches New Resource Page for Student Journalists, February 19, 2015

  • New Study from Reporters Without Borders: Freedom of Press Declining Worldwide, February 16, 2015

  • Columbia Students and Faculty Eye Policy Reform, But Should Focus on ‘Red Light’ Rating, December 9, 2014