Noha Aboueldahab is a nonresident senior fellow at the Middle East Council on Global Affairs. She is an assistant professor of international law at Georgetown University in Qatar and serves on the advisory board of the American Society of International Law’s Transitional Justice and Rule of Law interest group.
Aboueldahab 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). She has authored many publications, including in the International Criminal Law Review and the Journal of International Criminal Justice. Her op-eds have been published by Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, and The Globe and Mail, among others.
Aboueldahab 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 her 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.
Aboueldahab previously served as a fellow at the Brookings Doha Center and at the Brookings Institution’s Foreign Policy program in DC. Since 2003, she has worked at various United Nations agencies and NGOs. Aboueldahab is regularly consulted by governments, civil society, international organizations, and media including Al Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, MSNBC, and the Washington Post.
Middle East and North Africa