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Omar Shehabi
Yale Law School
Graduate Student (Doctoral)
Yale Law School
127 Wall Street
New Haven CT 06511
United States
Omar Yousef Shehabi is a doctoral candidate at Yale Law School and a generalist public international lawyer with a variety of specialist interests, including international dispute settlement, law of international responsibility, the law and practice of the United Nations, human rights law, and international humanitarian law. Between 2013 and 2019, he served in legal and policy capacities with the United Nations in the occupied Palestinian territory. He has provided technical assistance to Palestinian negotiators in peace negotiations with Israel and participated in drafting international instruments. He has taught public international law and human rights law and lectured extensively at law schools throughout the United States. He has provided expert testimony before various high-level bodies and to members of the US House and Senate, German Bundestag, and European Parliament.
Sub Areas
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Middle East/Near East Studies
Arab Studies
Diaspora/Refugee Studies
State Formation
Foreign Relations
Human Rights
Law Of Nationality/statelessness (bidoun)
Diplomatic Protection In Arab World
Group Identity Of National Liberation Movements
English (native)
Arabic (intermediate)
LL.M. | 2020 | Faculty of Law | Hebrew University of Jerusalem
LL.M. | 2020 | Yale Law School | Yale University
JD | 2006 | Law School | University of Notre Dame
BA | 2003 | Columbian College of Arts & Sciences | George Washington University
‘Dans ses frontières authentiques’? Morocco’s advanced regionalisation and the question of Western Sahara No Alternative to Despair? Sahrawis, Palestinians, and the International Law of Nationalism From Crémieux to Gerezim: Performative, Constitutive and Disfiguring Citizenship in the Contested Spaces of the Middle East and North Africa