Professor of Law Alexandria, University Faculty of Law (Egypt); Adjunct Professor of Law & the Clarke Initiative Visiting Scholar, Cornell Law School & Visiting Adjunct Professor of Law, Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis, IN, USA)
Mohamed ‘Arafa is a Professor of Law at Alexandria University Faculty of Law (Egypt) and an Adjunct Professor of Law and the Clarke Initiative Visiting Scholar at Cornell Law School (USA). Also, he is a Visiting Adjunct Professor of Law at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. From January 2021-October 2021, he was a Visiting Professor of Law at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon. Since 2016-2019, he was a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Brasília Faculty of Law (Brasil). In 2018, he was the Clarke Initiative Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Cornell Law School. He received his LL.B. from Alexandria University (2006), his LL.M. from the University of Connecticut School of Law (2008), and his SJD (Doctorate) from Indiana University (2013).
His teaching/scholarship focus on criminal law, white collar crimes, human rights law, Islamic law, comparative Middle Eastern law, terrorism, and transitional justice. His scholarship appeared/is forthcoming in Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, Seattle Law Review, Marquette Law Review, Barry Law Review, New England Law Review, Arizona Law Review, Lexis Nexis Journal of Law in the Middle East, Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law & Practice, Baltimore Journal of International Law, and Florida Coastal Law Review, Oxford, Routledge, Edward Elgar. He is a frequent contributor to JURIST Commentary at Pittsburg Law School. He edited the 2018 Encyclopedia of the Comparative Religion Collection by Time TellerBooks™ (California) and The Koran (Al-Qur’an): Arabic-English Bilingual Edition with an Introduction by Mohamed A. 'Arafa.
Professor ‘Arafa has taught/spoken in Canada, Europe (United Kingdom, Italy, Croatia, France, and the Netherlands) and in many Arab countries (Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait). From 2015-2018, he served as the Managing Editor of the Arab Law Quarterly (London). Mohamed speaks Arabic (native), English (fluently), French (conversant), and Brazilian Portuguese (beginner).