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Hadeel Abu HusseinHadeel Abu Hussein, is a post-doctoral fellow at the Minerva Centre for the Rule of Law under Extreme Condition at the University of Haifa, she holds a PhD in Law from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Previously, she was Senior research fellow and consultancy advisor at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and Rule of Law, Heidelberg, Germany; for the Middle East & North Africa projects. In particular:  "Strengthening the new Constitutional Court in Morocco". The projects focus on supporting justice institutions, governments and parliaments as well as non-state actors in various areas of law, such as public international law, the protection of human rights, international fair trial standards, international humanitarian law, comparative constitutional law and administrative law. Also, she was a Research Visitor and Bonavero Early Career Fellow at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, Mansfield College, University of Oxford. Also she was a Postdoctoral  research fellow at the Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College, Oxford University

Hadeel studied LL.B and LL.M degrees at Tel Aviv University; she is a member of the Israel Lawyers Bar. Prior to starting her doctorate studies in Ireland, she completed an Executive Education, 'Leadership Program for Legal and Business Women, Legal and Business Fellowship' at the Wharton Business School and Penn law at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. While at the National University of Ireland she was a Doctorate Fellow, where she taught international human rights law and minority rights. Following that, she spent time as a postgraduate visitor at Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany. 

Currently, her research is dealing with public international law, human rights law and comparative constitutionalism. Exploring the transformative nature of law itself, as it was applied as a critical instrument in the colonial context, it is an attempt to analyse the extended discourse on law, power and colonialism. Hadeel's research focuses on international legal discourse in the Middle East, Israel/Palestine conflict, human rights, social justice and decoloniality. Her work is enlightened by and engages with Third World Approaches to International Law.

Alongside her research, Hadeel practices human rights law and constitutional law in Israel/Palestine, and MENA region where she still collaborating with human rights organisations international civil-society organisations as legal advisor and volunteer.

Her book, The Struggle for Land Under Israeli Law, ”An Architecture of Exclusion”, came out with Routledge in November 2021.