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Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian

Lawrence D. Biele Chair in Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
HRLI Grantee

Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian is a Palestinian feminist. She is the Lawrence D. Biele Chair in Law at the Faculty of Law, Institute of Criminology, and Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is also the global chair in law at the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Her scholarship focuses on knowledge production in relation to accumulative trauma, state criminality, surveillance, gender violence, and law and society. Dr. Shalhoub-Kevorkian is the author of Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: The Palestinian Case Study (Cambridge University Press, 2010); Security Theology, Surveillance and the Politics of Fear (Cambridge University Press, 2015); and Incarcerated Childhood and the Politics of Unchilding (Cambridge University Press, 2019). She has coedited volumes such as Engaged Students in Conflict Zones, Community-Engaged Courses in Israel as a Vehicle for Change (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019); When Politics Are Sacralized: Comparative Perspectives on Religious Claims and Nationalism (Cambridge University Press, 2021); and The Cunning of Gender Violence: Geopolitics and Feminism (Duke University Press, 2023).

Upcoming Projects: Unchilding and Genocide (QMUL); Abolitionism and Settler Colonialism (QMUL); Global Cartographies of Sacralized Politics: The Case of Christian-Zionism (Harvard Divinity School); Settler Colonialism and Higher Education (Hebrew University); Home, Homeland and Belonging (Hebrew University)