Asem Khalil is an Associate Professor of Public Law, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Public Administration, H.H. Shaikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Chair in Constitutional and International Law, Birzeit University. Dr. Khalil holds a Ph.D. in Public Law, Fribourg University, Switzerland, a Master in Public Administration from the National School of Administration, France, and a doctorate in Utriusque Juris, Lateran University, Italy.
His latest publications include: “Palestinians to Citizens: Is Citizenship a Solution to the Palestinian Refugee Problem?” (Middle East Law and Governance), “Beyond the Written Constitution: Constitutional Crisis of, and the Institutional Deadlock in, the Palestinian Political System as Entrenched in the Basic Law” (International Journal of Constitutional Law), “Socioeconomic Rights of Palestinian Refugees in Arab Countries (International Journal of Refugee Law), “From Constitutions to Constitutionalism in Arab States: Beyond Paradox to Opportunity” (Transnational Legal Theory).
Dr. Khalil is also the author of several chapters in books published by well-known academic publishers including Palgrave, Oxford University Press, I.B. Tauris, L'Harmattan, and Cameron May Ltd.