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Noha Aboueldahab is a nonresident fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings and was a fellow at the Brookings Doha Center. She co-chairs the American Society of International Law’s Transitional Justice and Rule of Law interest group. Aboueldahab teaches public international law and the law and politics of transitional justice at Georgetown University in Qatar. She is an award-winning specialist in transitional justice and is the author of “Transitional Justice and the Prosecution of Political Leaders in the Arab Region” (Hart, 2017).

Aboueldahab has authored many publications, including in the International Criminal Law Review. Her op-eds have been published by Foreign Policy magazine, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, among others. She serves on the editorial board of Hart Publishing’s Studies in International and Comparative Criminal Law and is a peer reviewer for several academic journals and think tanks. Her forthcoming book examines how Arab diasporas have expanded the political, intellectual, and socio-legal spaces of transitional justice.

One of Aboueldahab’s priorities is to help generate a richer global exchange of ideas and analysis by drawing more attention to transitional justice developments in the Middle East and North Africa.

Since 2003, she has worked in the fields of international law, human rights, and development at various United Nations agencies and NGOs. Aboueldahab has also guest lectured courses on law and anthropology at Northwestern University and on law and development at Melbourne Law School, and served as junior faculty at Harvard Law School's Institute for Global Law and Policy. She is a recipient of research and travel grants from University College London, Durham Law School, the Modern Law Review, Harvard Law School, and the Middle East Studies Association. She is a member of the Society of Legal Scholars, the Middle East Studies Association, the Law and Society Association, and the American Society of International Law.

Aboueldahab is regularly consulted by governments, civil society, international organizations, and media including Al Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, MSNBC, and the Washington Post.

Noha Aboueldahab is a nonresident fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings and was a fellow at the Brookings Doha Center. She co-chairs the American Society of International Law’s Transitional Justice and Rule of Law interest group. Aboueldahab teaches public international law and the law and politics of transitional justice at Georgetown University in Qatar. She is an award-winning specialist in transitional justice and is the author of “Transitional Justice and the Prosecution of Political Leaders in the Arab Region” (Hart, 2017).

Aboueldahab has authored many publications, including in the International Criminal Law Review. Her op-eds have been published by Foreign Policy magazine, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, among others. She serves on the editorial board of Hart Publishing’s Studies in International and Comparative Criminal Law and is a peer reviewer for several academic journals and think tanks. Her forthcoming book examines how Arab diasporas have expanded the political, intellectual, and socio-legal spaces of transitional justice.

One of Aboueldahab’s priorities is to help generate a richer global exchange of ideas and analysis by drawing more attention to transitional justice developments in the Middle East and North Africa.

Since 2003, she has worked in the fields of international law, human rights, and development at various United Nations agencies and NGOs. Aboueldahab has also guest lectured courses on law and anthropology at Northwestern University and on law and development at Melbourne Law School, and served as junior faculty at Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy. She is a recipient of research and travel grants from University College London, Durham Law School, the Modern Law Review, Harvard Law School, and the Middle East Studies Association. She is a member of the Society of Legal Scholars, the Middle East Studies Association, the Law and Society Association, and the American Society of International Law.

Aboueldahab is regularly consulted by governments, civil society, international organizations, and media including Al Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, MSNBC, and the Washington Post.

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